Film Year: 2021
Film Length: 8 min.
Director: Anne Koizumi
Featuring: Mikio Owaki
Screens before the feature film Try Harder!
In the Shadow of the Pines is an animated short documentary about a difficult father-daughter relationship. Drawing on childhood memories, Anne Koizumi, the filmmaker, explores her upbringing with her Japanese immigrant dad, who was the janitor at the elementary school she attended.