UNHEARD: CODA - Ryuchi Sakamoto Screening & Post-screening talk
Directed by Stephen Nomura Schible, this 2017 documentary is an intimate portrait of the irreplaceable composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, who passed in in March 2023. One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s career spans from techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning composer and anti-nuclear activist. This documentary explores Sakamoto’s return to music following a cancer diagnosis, leading to the creation of a haunting new masterpiece. The screening will be followed by discussion by Hong Kong composer, performer and music advocate Kung Chi Shing.