95 AND 6 TO GO

Filmmaker Kimi Takesue (WHERE ARE YOU TAKING ME?) sparks an unexpected creative interest in her grandfather Tom when she shares her latest fictional screenplay. A retired postal worker and recent widower in his 90s, Tom offers surprising suggestions for the film and candid glimpses into his own past. As memories intertwine with fiction and Tom’s daily routines, 95 AND 6 TO GO becomes a collaborative home movie about love, loss, family, and Japanese American identity. Shot over the course six years, Takesue creates an honest and moving tribute to her grandfather while exploring the importance of creativity, humor, and history in everyday life. – D. Mauro

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IN COMPETITION for Best Documentary Feature

DIRECTOR/CINEMATOGRAPHER/EDITOR: Kimi Takesue
PRODUCERS: Kimi Takesue, Chiemi Karasawa
FEATURING: Tom Takesue, Ethel Kimie Takesue, Kimi Takesue

LENGTH: 86 min
LANGUAGE: English
COUNTRY: USA
GENRE: Documentary

2016 Doclisboa International Competition
2016 Hawaii International Film Festival Nominated, Halekulani Golden Orchid Award
2017 CAAMFest Nominated, Best Documentary Film
2017 CPH:DOX Doc Alliance Competition
2017 Buenos Aires Festival of Independent Cinema International Competition
2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Documentary Competition
2017 Nippon Connection Japanese Film Festival Visions Competition
2017 Krakow International Film Festival International Documentary Competition
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