Watch the trailer:

Guilt, old resentment, distance, loss, and love simmer quietly in this story of a mother and a daughter set in rural Japan around New Year’s Day.

Written, Directed & Produced by Kana Hatakeyama


"okaasan (mom)" will be having its world premiere at the Brooklyn Film Festival. For tickets, click here. It will be screening on Saturday June 2 at 2PM at Windmill Studios, and again on Sunday June 10 at 6:30PM at the Wythe Hotel.

On Wednesday June 6, "okaasan (mom)" will be screening as part of EuroAsia Shorts in DC, a festival hosted by various embassies and cultural centers in DC. For reservations, click here.

On Sunday June 24 at 9AM, "okaasan (mom)" will be screening at the Nantucket Film Festival, as part of the program, "Shorts: Everything Is Gonna Be Alright." For more info + tickets, click here.