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Autumn Wind

USA / Japan, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Documentary)

Director: Iara Lee

A haiku film by lara Lee combines calligraphy and shakuhachi music. This experimental piece juxtaposes the master poet Basho and the contemporary poet Allen Ginsberg.

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