Our Man in Tokyo (The Ballad of Shin Miyata)
Directed by Akira Boch
A documentary about Shin Miyata, a record label owner, who devotes his life to bridging the gap between Chicano and Japanese culture. Miyata is on a quest to connect people with the power of music through his desire to break stereotypes that come with inter-cultural misunderstandings.
— Shuang Kung
Director: Akira Boch
Music & Live Performances / 82 minsIn a society where conformity is the norm, it is never easy to break the mold. TOKYO BEATS spins out three shorts that illustrate the difficulties of “making it big” in Tokyo and the hurdles that people must overcome to pursue the things that they love.