art documentary and part concert, this video features Michihiro Sato, the preeminent player of the Tsugaru shamisen -- a three-stringed instrument vital to Japanese folk music -- performing and discussing his craft. Sato chats about the history and role of shamisen minstrels, the Tsugaru shamisen's future and his collaborations with jazz and progressive musicians in the United States and Europe
Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest the Huttingers are neither sedate nor proper.
Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's biggest hero is a little chicken.
Have you watched Tsugaru Shamisen: The World of Michihiro Sato yet? What did you think about it?