Mizuko (Water Child)

In Japan, there is a special way to grieve after having an abortion. Inspired by these Buddhist rituals, Mizuko is an intimate look of how a half-Japanese American woman re-evaluates the controversial drawing of ‘the line’ in abortion ethics, when she becomes pregnant herself.

Kira Dane Kira Dane
Co-director, animator

Kira Dane is a half-Japanese filmmaker, painter, and native New Yorker. She attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Film and Television. After... more»

Katelyn Rebelo Katelyn Rebelo
Co-director, animator

Katelyn Rebelo is a graduate of Tisch School of the Arts with a major in Film & Television and minor in Social and Cultural Analysis. She is a director, cinematographer, and animator,... more»