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Welcome to the Amami Island folk music culture. You can immerse yourself in discovering all the essential sounds, cultures and experiences through this 20 minute documentary film on this beautiful music.

This film takes you on a journey to hear and see Amami Island folk music performance on Amami Island, The Amami folk music community in Osaka and a lively performance in an Amami Shima Uta bar in Tokyo. Hear from the performers themselves about what the experience is all about.

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If you are not satisfied with your documentary film experience I will happily refund your money no questions asked. Contact me via the form at the bottom of the page if you have any questions. Thank you for supporting my documentary film. Kind regards, Alex.

 

Summary of the Documentary

Title

The sounds and culture of Amami Island folk music – The music, the history the people

Summary

Discover a small Japanese island’s disappearing local music culture and experience how they use it to enrich their lives and the community around them.

Duration

20 Minutes

Viewer Testimonials

Lisa

I absolutely loved it, it was so interesting and fascinating! I think its so great you made this out of a passion and interest in the area, well done!

Looks like you would've had a wonderful and enriching experience! The people featured are amazing.

Thank you again for sharing this Alex, I have also been more than happy to pay $4 (although I do believe it to be worth much more!)

Thanks again Alex and please continue to make great documentaries!
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2017-07-14T10:22:25+00:00
I absolutely loved it, it was so interesting and fascinating! I think its so great you made this out of a passion and interest in the area, well done! Looks like you would've had a wonderful and enriching experience! The people featured are amazing. Thank you again for sharing this Alex, I have also been more than happy to pay $4 (although I do believe it to be worth much more!) Thanks again Alex and please continue to make great documentaries!

Ryu

Your documentary is wonderful! Thank you so much!

Your thought towards Shimauta will be a good influence to the local people in Amami.
5.0
2017-07-14T10:52:08+00:00
Your documentary is wonderful! Thank you so much! Your thought towards Shimauta will be a good influence to the local people in Amami.

Kyoko

Wow it was such a great work, so touching to shimauta enthusiasts like me. Your film made me cry, thank you so much for sharing
5.0
2017-07-14T11:45:21+00:00
Wow it was such a great work, so touching to shimauta enthusiasts like me. Your film made me cry, thank you so much for sharing
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“Thank you for supporting my documentary and sharing the awareness of the beautiful Amami Island folk music culture with the world.” Alex (Documentary filmmaker and Amami Shamisen enthusiast.)