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Hannari: Geisha Modern


The art of the geisha dates back seventh century Japan, in which women served as both entertainers and attendants to men in small private performances. While the geisha is often thought of as a romantic relic of Japan's history, the truth is that women still practice the geisha art today, though it has changed with the passage of time and due to the often mistaken perceptions of the West. Documentary filmmaker Miyuki Sohara examines the role of the geisha in 21st Century Japan...more