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Kazuhiro Soda (1970) is an award-winning Japanese filmmaker based in New York. His films have been screened at such events as Berlin International Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, MoMA Documentary Fortnight, Cinema du Reel, Visions du Reel, among others.

He is known for his observational method and style of documentary filmmaking in which he strictly prohibits himself from doing pre-shoot research or meeting in order to minimize preconceptions and to make unexpected discoveries while filming. He is also the author of seven books published in Japan.

 (Dimitri IANNI – Répliques N° 7)

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