Monday, October 29, 7:30 PM
Followed by Q&A
Hana Takahashi (Eri Nagai) and Ayumi Hoshino (Haruka Kobayashi), both deaf girls, meet through a sign language group and they fall in love. Hana goes back to her parents and comes out about dating a girl, Ayumi. Her parents ask her to leave. Hana is shocked, lost and feels rejected. Ayumi decides to take Hana to an event in Tokyo, a gathering of deaf LGBTQ. Will Hana find like-minded people, will she open her heart and finally accept herself? Directed by Mika Imai who is also deaf, the film is told through sign language.
Please note: Until Rainbow Dawn is screening at The LGBT Community Center at 208 West 13th Street in New York. This NewFest screening is presented in partnership with ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York and Japan Society. More information about this screening can be found here.
2018, 63 min., DCP, color, in English and Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Mika Imai. With Eri Nagai and Haruka Kobayashi.
- October 29, 2018
- 7:30 pm