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By Munefusa Shimohara
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My name is Munefusa Shimohara and I am a Japanese film maker currently living in New York. My past films have been selected to multiple film festivals around the world including, Rome International Film Festival and Film Festival Asia. I want to share with you my latest film project, "After the Requiem".

WHAT IS THE STORY ABOUT:

“After the Requiem” is a unique kind of love story that takes place in the near distant future. I was really inspired to write this story to share my thoughts on how society is changing and how technology is affecting our everyday lives. With so much advancement in technology and segmentation of communication, I feel as if we are losing the basic elements of what it is to be human. I want to share with you an artistic vision of what it would be like in a future where human interaction is lost and people are only a shell.

This story is a representation of how the deepest of human emotions can be lost through lack of communication on a human level. The most basic feelings that we have such as love, compassion, and empathy are slowly degrading as the world changes and technology advances. With the emergence of social networking such as Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. we are having less and less human interaction than ever before. Media outlets and the internet are giving us new connections to the rest of the world but we are slowly losing our real connections to the people of the world. Events are no longer something that happen to people but rather something that happens on TV or the News. I want to make this film to give people perspective on what it is to be human and what we would be losing if we stop connecting with each other on a human level.

This film is meant as a message to the world on what we stand to lose if we keep on the same path as we currently following. This film is my vision of our future if we do not reconnect with human communication.

WHAT I NEED HELP WITH:

All of the funds will go towards the production of this film. Which will include rental of camera, lighting, and grip equipment. The funding will also go towards payment of actors and crew members.

This film will be shot in High Definition and will have some of the best film talents working on it. So every dollar matters. With your help we can make this film happen.

If you have any questions, you can email me at munes@rustycompassproductions.com and you can visit me at http://weekendcinema.weebly.com/

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