lives were changed (mine)
A travelogue of non-existent memories from the past reconnected to the present by the author's own imagination, Onodera creates her own reality of a Japan she had not known before that point.
The intimate narration transforms the journey into a secret diary filled with private, messy thoughts and emotions trying to find a direction in a landscape that is both familiar and unfamiliar, passing through both personal memories and the collective subconscious of history tightly wound together.
Screening opportunity by Collaborative Cataloguing Japan.
I've always thought I was better on my own. I can be myself with me, I can think whatever I want, I can stop worrying about all the little things like my appearance, my laugh, the volume of my voice. I can do what I want without wondering if the other person's enjoying my company, if they like the film or show I suggested, or if I said something stupid. I don't have to fill any silence like the whole…