"Dharma Road"

A Documentary Written, Directed, and Produced by June Inuzuka

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June Kazuko Inuzuka

 
JUNE KAZUKO INUZUKA (Writer, Director, Producer)  is a poet and filmmaker living and working in Denver, Colorado.  She has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley and a law degree from the University of Maryland.  She's worked as a tomato cannery factory worker, a ranger at Yosemite National Park, and a women's rights advocate. She began her film studies at the Colorado Film School in 2006.  In 2008 she was a production assistant for RK Productions which produced President Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at Invesco Field for the Democratic National Committee.  In 2016 she completed the Poetry Book program at the Lighthouse Writer's Workshop in Denver. Her book-length poetry manuscript, "A Name And A Place" is about three generations of a Japanese American family. She is a poetry alum of the VONA program for writers of color and in 2016 was awarded a grant to attend the Emily Dickinson House in Belgium.  "Dharma Road," her first documentary film, was nominated for Best Documentary at the Asians on Film Festival in 2015 and selected for the International Women Director's Film Festival in India.  She's currently at work on a new screenplay for a film featuring ass-kickin' Asian cowgirls.
 

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