2001 6 min sound 16mm/DigiBeta
Obon is a Buddhist observance honouring the ancestors... Candle lanterns are dancing out on the ocean's tide, guiding the ancestors’ spirits on their journey to the grand cosmos.
Filmed at the Jodo Mission, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii, 1989. Co-produced and sound recorded by Naomi Sodetani, Out of the Blue Productions.
Listen to Obon soundtrack I 31 sec