Mipso In Japan, directed by Jon Kasbe (15 minutes; USA; Documentary)
Starring: Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell, Wood Robinson
This charming documentary follows the North Carolina based young bluegrass band Mipso on their whirlwind tour of Japan. On a journey that blurs the cultural divide between East and West, three young musicians travel across the world to discover a hidden Japanese bluegrass community. The twang of the banjo, it turns out, needs no translation.
Check out trailer here.