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Mantles of Transience

World Premiere

Mantles of Transience

Nagaru Miyake

Japan | 2022 | 1 h 35 min
Japanese |
Subtitles: English
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Created by a couple of Japanese fashion designers, the clothing brand Matohu fuses innovative designs with the traditional Japanese concept of beauty. In a series of beautiful images, Mantles of Transcience takes you from the artists’ workshop to nature, where they find inspiration. Their goal? Highlighting the hidden beauty in everyday life, which we tend to overlook. Witness the production of their latest collection, Nagori, and learn about the rewarding life philosophy behind this one-of-a-kind fashion brand.

In presence of the fim crew on March 18, 2023 at the McCord Stewart Museum in Montreal
Director Nagaru Miyake
Sound mixing Takagi Hajime
Cinematography Kato Takanobu
Music Shibuya Makito
Translation Hosoya Yuiko

In Partnership with


• Musée McCord Stewart
Saturday, march 18, 2023, 01:00 p.m. — 03:00 p.m.


Nagaru Miyake

Nagaru Miyake

Born 74 in Japan. While still studying at Tama Art University, Miyake created experimental films in pursuit of physicality and participated in film festivals in and outside Japan. Since 1995, he has been directing documentary films about traditional performing arts and the communities such traditions are rooted in. He continues to pursue the possibilities of the communication and physicality in the physical expression through his unique point of view.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Other films:
To live as myself (2019).
Things You Should Know Before You Become a Cancer (2018)
Traveling by Leaps and Bounds: Portrait of Noh Actor Reijiro Tsumura (2015)
Ultimate Land — a year of IWASAKI ONIKENBAI (sword dance) (2008)
Toki Islands — a birth of creative Noh dance Toki” (2007)

In the same session

Musée McCord Stewart

Saturday, march 18, 2023, 01:00 p.m.

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