The screening on Sun 24 Feb was followed by a director Q&A with Hikaru Toda, Elhum Shakerifa and hosted by Jo Duncombe from Birds Eye View.

“In Japan, people tend to hide anything that is inconvenient”, says artist Rokudenashiko, charged with obscenity for her vagina sculptures. Rokudenashiko’s court case is one that openly gay lawyers Kazu and Fumi are fighting for, alongside a teacher fired for not standing during the national anthem and a young woman who was born outside of the traditional family structure, so doesn’t legally exist.