Petite Maman
Tribute Screening


Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 7:30pm

Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.)

To celebrate the remarkable legacy of composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, who died March 2023, The Little is bringing back Stephen Nomura Schible’s exhilarating feature debut (originally screened September 2018 as part of the One Take Series). This revelatory exploration of Sakamoto’s life and work offers a fascinating glimpse into the artistic process of the renowned musician.

One of the most important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s career spans from techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning composer and anti-nuclear activist. This intimate portrait explores Sakamoto’s return to music following a cancer diagnosis, leading to the creation of a haunting new masterpiece.

1 hr 41 mins | Documentary/Music | 2017 | USA, Japan | Japanese with English subtitles
Not Rated

Directed by Stephen Nomura Schible