THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th 2016
1:45 PM – YOUTH
1:45 PM In Leila’s Room, dir. Suma Ikeuchi (20 mins).
LOCATION: Minneapolis Convention Center, Auditorium 2
A young Brazilian migrant woman, Leila, runs a make-up salon in her apartment in Toyota, Japan. Most of her clients are, like herself, Brazilians of Japanese descent who have migrated to the land of their ancestors. The film observes how Leila and the people surrounding her act out their identities.