Japan Times – ‘Hafu’ draws viewers into world of Japanese identity

July 22nd, 2010

Participants see themselves as part of emerging community

By Nooshin Navidi

Participants see themselves as part of emerging community “Hafu,” the Japanese term for people who are half-Japanese, takes on a more intricate meaning through the unfolding of mixed-race Japanese lives in the documentary “Hafu.” Those starring in the film and those behind the project identify themselves as a newly emerging community. With production in full swing and a target finish date by the end of this year, “Hafu” aims to explore and initiate dialogue on what it means to be multiracial and multicultural in Japan.

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