Naomi MIZOGUCHI

溝口尚美

Naomi MIZOGUCHI


Naomi MIZOGUCHI, born in Hyogo Prefecture, worked at a film production company in Japan before becoming a freelance filmmaker in 1995 and moving to New York in 2004 to study community media. In 2008, she co-established the non-profit-organization Cineminga, shooting a number of films with the active cooperation of indigenous people in South America and Asia. She then founded her own film production company GARA FILMS in 2014. AINU – INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF JAPAN (2019 / NC ’20) is her first feature-length documentary.

Films shown at Nippon Connection

Ainu – Indigenous People Of Japan, Japan 2019 (Director) NC20, NC20
Ainu – Indigenous People Of Japan, Japan 2019 (Cinematography) NC20, NC20

Events at Nippon Connection

Panel Discussion: Female Futures? – New Visions Of Women In Japan, NC20
Film Talk: Naomi MIZOGUCHI, NC20