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CLOUD KUMO
 
CLOUD KUMO
 
East Coast Premiere

Director: Yvonne Ng

United States/Japan, 2016, 15min
Format: Digital (screening) - RED (shooting)
Festival Year: 2018
Category: Short Narrative
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Cast:  Michiko Ishii , Yokko, Yurina Tanaka, Aina Tanaka
Crew:  Producers: Natasha Soto, Tohru Mishima, Tomoko Nishizaki - Screenwriters: Yvonne Ng - Director of Photography: Luigi Benvisto - Art Direction: Valerie de Felice, Mendel Jonkers - Costume Design: Youri Kwon, Ayako Saito, Ritsuko Sawai - Sound: Olaitan Augueh - Editor: Spencer Morin - Sound Design: Obai Sakur, Kohei Matsumiya, Jiro Yokota - Music: Yasuhiko Fukuoka
Email:  markusaugohr.de

synopsis
CLOUD KUMO is an experimental film that recounts the devastation of Hiroshima atomic bombing when Satoko Ishii, a real atomic bomb survivor revisit the darkest days of her life. Reiko, her granddaughter who suffers from the genetic radiation poisoning draws strength from Satoko to choreograph dance performance based on her life story. Together they face the future with hope and perseverance.

director
Yvonne Ng is an international multi-award winning photographer and filmmaker. Her debut short film CLOUD KUMO won the 43rd Student Academy Award, 59th Cine Golden Eagle Award, City Vision’s Technical Achievement Award 2016 and A Grant from New York Women In Film & Television. She also won the 2016 City Vision’s Best Cinematography (Fiction) Award for her work on “Astral Migrant”. As a commercial photographer she has photographed for editorials in Vogue, Glamour, People and Nast Travel among many others. Her photography has won the prestigious International Photography Award, medalled multiple times in the Prix de la Photographie Competition in Paris and been featured on the front page of the New York Times. Her works has been showcased all over the world including Paris, San Francisco, New York; Macau, Singapore and China. Yvonne Ng received her MFA FILM & PRODUCTIONS from City College in New York and is a graduated of the prestigious BROOKS INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY.
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