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Silk Screen Film Festival celebrates Japanese culture

Devon Osamu Tipp, a Pitt PhD student and winner of the 2018 Japanese Nationality Room scholarship, plays the Shakuhachi, a Japanese end-blown bamboo flute. (Image via University of Pittsburgh)

By Maya Best, For The Pitt News

September 27, 2018

The Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival kicked off its 13th year on Sunday with a Japanese music performance and film screening of Shuichi Okita’s 2018 film, “Mori, The Artist’s Habitat.”

Asian-American film festival comes back to PGH

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By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

September 6, 2017

In an age when the United States prides itself on diversity but is plagued with racism, it’s important to support arts from all different cultures. Opportunities to do just this are everywhere, as long as we keep an eye out for them. The 12th annual Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival will sc...

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