Falling from the Sky – Tsuneko Kokubo (Koko)

Artist Tsuneko Kokubo (Koko) shares the story of her childhood in this film. Though born in Steveston BC, daughter of a fisherman, she moved to Japan with her grandparents and ended up staying there throughout WWII. In this piece, Koko performs an interpretation of a dance created and choreographed by Hiromoto Ida as a tribute to her grandmother. She currently resides in Slocan Valley with musician Paul (Garbanzo) Gibbons where she paints in her studio that she and Paul built.


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