WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) – The Kasezawas are discovering residence right here within the mountains.
Akiko and Atsushi, together with their son, are from Tokyo, however have been residing in Whitesburg for seven months.
They’re producing a documentary on Appalshop, as part of a Japanese authorities arts program.
“He was on the lookout for a spot to go for the abroad program that the Japanese authorities does, and considered one of his mates really helpful him about Appalshop, and we acquired actually excited after we realized concerning the historical past,” mentioned Akiko.
They’ll be right here till March, however they plan to return again for longer, if their work permits.
Atsushi and Akiko hope their movie can be picked up by a nationwide broadcaster in Japan, however have already spoken with PBS in America.
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