Voices from the other side

Voices from the other side

Born from a volcanic eruption Hokkaido’s mysterious Lake Mashu, Kamuito In the Ainu language, meaning “the lake of the gods”

It is one of the clearest lakes in the world and it is considered sacred by Ainu people. It is believed that a female spirit lives within the lake vapor, and if one sees the surface of its usually mist-covered water bad luck will happen.

This film was made possible with the kind support of the Mondriaan Fund, Embassy of the Netherlands, Stichting IONA.