biography

biography
 
 
Masumi Higashi has utilised her technical experience gained with Japanese media sphere from 1999 to 2009. In 2012, she received a MA in Documentary Filmmaking in London. Her documentary short film Motorbike Midwife (2012, Ghana) has been screened around the world, placing her on the list for a number of awards. Motorbike Midwife highlights the human spirit, particularly the plight of people in the face of adversity and their strength of character as a result. At the same time, it touches on the realities of the local culture. With a deep passion about ethnographic and observational styles, Masumi continues to produce documentaries polishing her own perspectives and techniques.

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