BORN WITH IT
Directed by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr
After moving to a rural town, a half-Japanese, half-black student is ostracized by his classmates because of his skin color.
Masa Fox / Asian American Panorama / Japan, USA / 2015 / Documentary, Music / 34 minsA budding Japanese jazz singer and her biracial vocal instructor struggle to agree on the proper way to sing Gershwin’s “I Loves You Porgy.” Directed by and starring Masa Fox, this crafty medium-length film mines humor out of the awkwardness of performing culture across borders.
Preceded by: BORN WITH IT