Sun, Oct 15|
Emerson Paramount Center
Finding Her Beat
Finding Her Beat is a documentary about an all-female Taiko group as part of Boston Asian American Film Festival.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Emerson Paramount Center, 559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
About the event
Finding Her Beat (preceded by Gund Kwok)
107 Mins | English/Japanese
Directed by: Dawn Mikkelson, Keri PIckett
A master of Japanese drumming and a Korean adoptee from Minnesota boldly convene an all-female troupe to perform Taiko, the Japanese drumming art that has been off-limits to women for centuries. As the early menace of Covid rumbles in the background, the group faces down hurdles to prepare for a historic performance in snowy St. Paul. Buoyed by dynamic drum performances and do-or-die spirit, FINDING HER BEAT is an energizing and uplifting story of music, cultural expression and sisterhood.
Q&A with filmmaker to follow film.
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