A film by Kusanagi Sisters
Directed ∙ conceptualized ∙ produced by: Lisa Kusanagi & JuJu Kusanagi
Choreography & performance by: Lisa Kusanagi & JuJu Kusanagi
Director of photography: Annisa Amalia
Production designer: Lisa Kusanagi
Edited by: JuJu Kusanagi
Music by: Chakita - Maxwell Transue & Tony Denove
Production assistant: Mitchell Gustin
According to research, there are 9 different types of intelligence; naturalistic, musical, logical-mathematical, existential, interpersonal, bodily-kinesthetic, linguistic, intra-personal, and spatial. Kusanagi Sisters question alternative types of intelligence not previously defined. They reject colonization of white supremacist capitalist patriarchy in order to think and create freely.
"itsy bitsy" has been screened at 33 festivals, 5 universities, 3 galas in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, United Kingdom, Portugal, Norway, Albania, Kenya, China, and Indonesia. It was screened at many cinemas and venues including AMC Theatres, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and JW Marriott Hotel LED billboards near Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles as part of L.A. Live. It received many recognitions and several awards including 1st Place in the pre-professional category at the Utah Dance Film Festival (2016) and the Audience Choice Award at 40 NORTH Dance Film Festival (2015).