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THE BUDDHA MUMMIES OF NORTH JAPAN Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Oct. 2018 Documentary Festival

THE BUDDHA MUMMIES OF NORTH JAPAN, 21min., Japan, Documentary Directed by Satoshi Watanabe The robed bodies of self-mummified monks from previous centuries are enshrined and venerated as “Living Buddhas” in select temples in northeastern Japan. They are thought to heal the … Continue reading

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Director BIO: Satoshi Watanabe (The Buddha Mummies of North Japan)

Director Biography – Satoshi Watanabe Satoshi Watanabe is a documentary filmmaker based out of Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. He has made a number of successful documentary films, but among the most well known is “Reviving Recipes,” which focuses on the … Continue reading

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