Living Treasures of Japan

Living Treasures of Japan

Streaming Video - 2010
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Amid the clamor of business and technological advances, a reverence for age, custom, and craftsmanship endures in Japan. There, the title of "Living National Treasure" is bestowed on some seventy master artisans and performers who are charged with passing on the country's cultural heritage to future generations. This program takes viewers into the studios, workshops, and homes of the remarkable people who quietly keep Japan's precious creative traditions alive. Subjects profiled include a potter, a puppeteer, a sword smith, a doll maker, a handmade paper expert, a koto player, a kabuki actor, a bronze bell caster, and a weaver.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1981
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sd., col., digital file


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