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The Birth of Sake

The Birth of Sake (Usa)

Directed by:
Erik Shirai
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Synopsis:

In a world where most mass produced goods are heavily automated, a small group of artisans must brave unusual working conditions to preserve a 2000-year-old tradition that we have come to know as saké. The documentary reveals the story of passionate saké-makers and what it takes to make world-class saké at Yoshida Brewery, a 144-year-old small brewery in northern Japan.

Festivals:
Tribeca 2015, Chicago 2015, Palm Springs 2016, Göteborg 2016
 
Awards:
Best Documentary - Palm Springs 2016, Best Documentary Director (Special Jury Mention) - Tribeca 2015
 
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