Rhythm and Rice

A look at the longtime, ongoing New Year’s mochitsuki tradition in Livingston, CA. It features interviews conducted by JANM’s Director of Collections Management & Access Kristen Hayashi with Sherman Kishi, Dawn Nakashima, Aya Newman, and Harrison Uyematsu.

Directed by Evan Kodani
8 minutes


Created in conjunction with JANM’s A Taste of Home program series, supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles. Watch the entire program presented on December 13, 2020 below.




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