Kenji Kinjo grew up playing in coral reefs in his hometown, Okinawa. Returning to marry, raise a family and run a restaurant, Kenji assumes he has returned to the same Okinawa of his childhood memories. On a dive, however, he finds his precious corals threatened. Kenji quits his job to grow and transplant coral, attempting to revive the reefs, protect this resource for his children and change people’s view of the ocean. Directed by Toshio Lee. Produced by Meiko Fujiawara, Kei Haruna and Yosuke Nakamura.

Sunshine Ahead

2010 US 120 min
Festival Year: 2015
Types: Documentary
Topic: Freshwater & Oceans, Global Perspectives