Director: Naomi Kawase
Japanese director presents her latest film Genpin at the Festival's Official Selection
Director Naomi Kawase during the photocall
Naomi Kawase presents her documentary in the Festival's Official Selection
Director of the Japanese documentary waves to the public
In the film, the obstetrician Yoshimura Tadashi reflects on the relationship between childbirth and death
The director's son has joined the photographers to portray his mother in the press conference
Her documentary, Kya ka ra ba a / Sky, Wind, Fire, Water, Earth (2001) will be screened as part of the “.doc - New Paths of Non-Fiction” retrospective at San Sebastian Film Festival
Director Naomi Kawase signing the San Sebastian Festival's guestbook
The title, Genpin, overlays the words of the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, "The valley spirit never dies / It is named the mysterious woman (genpin)."
Director Naomi Kawase posing in front of the 58th San sebastian Film Festival's poster
Japanese director Naomi Kawase first-time participant in the San Sebastian Festival
Director Naomi Kawase receiving the Award from the FIPRESCI's Vicepresident for her film "Genpin"