Memory Of Forgiveness

Memory Of Forgiveness, SFDFF 2019

Memory Of Forgiveness is a dance film inspired by the book 50 Years of Silence by Jan Ruff-O’Herne, a Dutch woman who was forced by the Japanese army to work as a sex slave in the Dutch East Indies (the Republic of Indonesia) during WWII. Based on the decision in her book — “I forgive the Japanese Army” — the film questions and challenges how we forgive others or ourselves in our daily lives.

The film questions and challenges how we forgive someone or ourselves in our daily lives.

Program Info

Director: Saki Matsumoto

Choreographer: Airi Suzuki

Japan, 2019 - 8:19 minutes

Genre: Contemporary, Short

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