THE STORY BEYOND A CUP OF SAKE

Directed by Hironori Sakurai

Japan is known as home for culinary excellence and sake is a key part of that. In THE STORY BEYOND A CUP OF SAKE, Director Hironori Sakurai follows a small brewery for one full year as they harvest and produce their award-winning rice wine, sake. This beautiful and touching documentary is a love letter to the people who are so passionate about their craft. Another highlight is to see the rise of women making a name for themselves in the sake industry.  Enjoy this film… hopefully with a cup of sake.

Director Biography: Director Hironori Sakurai is based in Tokyo and works for a video production company. THE STORY BEYOND A CUP OF SAKE is his first independent film.

Co-presented by: Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON CAAMFEST ON-DEMAND.

Plays in

JAPAN SHOWCASE

With support from the Consul General of Japan, CAAMFest FORWARD will showcase and celebrate storytellers from Japan. This special section will include three films, all streamed on-demand.

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