Documentary, Social & Cultural Documentaries - Veiled in mystery, the secret society of the Japanese geisha has fascinated Westerners for centuries. This revealing program charts the history and art of the geisha, from the society's all-male origins to the beautiful kimono-clad women trained from childhood to carry on the age-old tradition. Exploring the contemporary practice of the craft as well as its surrounding controversy, this program offers an enlightening look into the geisha culture.
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