LC-17: Filmmaking Effective Visual Rhetoric by Sarah Kakusho

Conclusion, resolutions, and reflections on the learning cluster experience, revolving around the topic of filmmaking as an effective visual rhetoric.  

> Purpose: for Learning Cluster Forum
> Premiere: 23 September 2009 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 7 minutes
> Team: LC-17 Team
> Primary Role: Videography & Editor

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Student Forum Possible by Sarah Kakusho

Promotional video for the first Student Forum of the 2009-2010 academic year.

> Purpose: for Student Forum promo
> Premiere: 14 September 2009 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 3 minutes
> Team: 2009-2010 SSU Leaders
> Primary Role: Editor

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SOL 2009: 13e Yourself, 13e a Lion King by Sarah Kakusho

Theme based on the 50-year Anniversary of when the baton was passed down to the youth. Festival about the future of March 16th, the past, and the present. 3 parts.

> Purpose: For the welcoming of SUA's 9th class, class of 2013
> Premiere: 07 August 2009 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 21 minutes
> Team: The 2009 SOL Team is Hui Naik, Nako Ishii, Jenna Callahan, Agnes Conrad, Jean Marcus Silva, Neil Shenoi, Takako "Kobame" Kobayashi, Aaron Freedman, Nandini Choudhury, and Kusho
> Primary Role: Cinematographer, Editor

09-10 EC CPM Gift by Sarah Kakusho

Yet, another spin off of Lady GaGa's "Just Dance" with a Mission Impossible prelude for the Chair Person's Meeting

> Purpose: a special thanks to EC 08-09, accompanying live performance
> Premiere: 28 April 2009 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 2 minutes
> Team: Peter Karuppiah, Erika Noel, Mieko Obe, Nandini Choudhury & Kusho
> Primary Role: Editor

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Meaning of March 16th by Sarah Kakusho

Aliso Viejo district Youth Division talk about the significance of March 16th and their determinations

> Purpose: March 16th meeting
> Premiere: 15 March 2009 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 21 minutes
> Team: Kusho, as part of the Aliso Viejo district Youth Division
> Primary Role: Editor

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Looking Back on March 16, 1958 by Sarah Kakusho

Video interview with SGI pioneer member, Frank Nakabayashi, as he looks back on the March 16th movement

> Purpose: part of the 50th Anniversary of March 16th
> Premiere: n/a
> Run Time: 21 minutes
> Team: Kusho & Michael O'Malley
> Primary Role: Cinematographer & Editor

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Despiértate by Sarah Kakusho

Montage of the central part of Buenos Aires, what it was and what it is in the eyes of a foreigner. Un quilombo that never ceases to stop, but without it so, it wouldn't be Buenos Aires.

> Purpose: Track de Cine final project for Analisis de Cine Argentino
> Premiere: 06 December 2008 // San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
> Run Time: 5 minutes
> Team: Kusho.Konnection.Studio
> Primary Role: Director, Cinematographer & Editor

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ONE by Sarah Kakusho

Theme based on oneness of mentor and disciple, many in body one in mind, one person can change the world. Festival about war, global warming, and children around the world. 7 parts.

> Purpose: For the YPG Festival 2008: ONE
> Premiere: 13 July 2008 // Weston, Florida, USA
> Run Time: 21 minutes
> Team: Kusho & the ONE meeting committee
> Primary Role: Editor

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From This Moment On, What is Your Vow by Sarah Kakusho

Theme based on the 50-year Anniversary of when the baton was passed down to the youth. Festival about the future of March 16th, the past, and the present. 3 parts.

> Purpose: For the 50th Anniversary of March 16th
> Premiere: 22 March 2008 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 21 minutes
> Team: Kusho & March 22 Youth Steering Committee
> Primary Role: Editor

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Roommates, A Summer RA Story by Sarah Kakusho

A story of a Summer RA and his experience with his first roommate at SUA.

> Purpose: Assisting Robert Asabushi and Ali Ahsan with their summer RA project
> Premiere: n/a
> Run Time: 8 minutes
> Team: Ali Ahsan & Robert Asabushi
> Primary Role: Editor

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Dear 2010 - Project Time Capsule by Sarah Kakusho

Soka University of America's own Class of 2010 project, a promise to our future selves.

> Purpose: For the first sophomore forum
> Premiere: 10 September 2007 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 3 minutes
> Team: Kusho
> Primary Role: Director, Cinematographer & Editor

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Sensei's 80th Birthday by Sarah Kakusho

Celebrating President Ikeda's 80th birthday from home. Musical tribute from the Fort Myers chapter

> Purpose: Sensei's 80th birthday
> Premiere: 01 January 2008 // Cape Coral, Florida, USA
> Run Time: 4 minutes
> Team: Kusho & the Fort Myers chapter
> Primary Role: Cinematographer & Editor

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by Sarah Kakusho

A project brought to the seniors by Graduation Department's Senior Appreciation committee. Congratulations Class of '07.

> Purpose: Appreciation and congratulations to SUA's undergraduate class of 2007
> Premiere: 26 May 2007 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 19 minutes
> Team: Graduation Department - Senior Appreciation committee
> Primary Role: Editor

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International Festival Finale 2007: Phoenix Rising by Sarah Kakusho

It's a time for change as one person can change the environment around her.

> Purpose: Recorded and then edited the 2007 International Festival Finale.
> Premiere: 24 May 2007 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 63 minutes
> Team: 2007 IF Finale Committee & SUA clubs
> Primary Role: Cinematographer & Editor

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Dandy na Rolly Polly by Sarah Kakusho

A cultural critique on Japanese music.

> Purpose: Assisting a quartet with their Writ 101 cultural critique project
> Premiere: 14 May 2007 // Aliso Viejo, California, USA
> Run Time: 4 minutes
> Team: Mai Hirooka, Rai Kakurai, Keiko Kawamoto & Yoshiko Kurogi
> Primary Role: Editor

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