Borrowed From Nature

DOCUMENTARY

Borrowed From Nature explores the rich and complex history of Japanese gardens in western Canada. Through the principles and design philosophy of famed Japanese Canadian designer Roy Tomomichi Sumi, we visit Japanese gardens in Lethbridge, AB, Vancouver, BC, and New Denver, BC, revealing hidden testaments to an enduring Japanese influence in our country.

Now streaming on CBC Gem.

Produced in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation with support from Rogers Documentary Fund, Canadian Media Fund and Alberta Media Fund.


 

CREDITS

Narrator
Tim Tamashiro

Director
Guillaume Carlier

Writers
Linda Kawamoto Reid
Guillaume Carlier

Producers
Nicola Waugh
Gillian McKercher

Cinematographer
Bryce Zimmerman

Editors
Guillaume Carlier
Gillian McKercher

© 2017 Kino Sum Productions