A film about purpose in life, seen through the eyes of a Buddhist monk and his son.
Director//Yoko Okumura – yokofilm.com
Cinematographer//Bennett Cerf – bennettcerf.com
Editors//Yoko Okumura & Steve Pristin – stevenpristin.com
Sound Design//Patrick Janssen – patjanssen.com
Music// Ken Christianson//Derde Verde – ken4397.wixsite.com/pere // derdeverde.bandcamp.com
Shohaku Okumura – sanshinji.org
Yuko Okumura – ichigotofu.weebly.com
copyright Yoko Okumura 2016
There’s a small stretch of soil north of the Rio Grande river that’s still part of the United States, but exists below the Mexican border wall. The Atlantic went inside this no-man’s-land to uncover what life is like in a place that feels like not-quite America, but not-quite Mexico.