Filmmaker Magazine: “Unknown Spring isn’t just a record of the physical damage done by the tsunami—it is both a chronicle of and testament to the Japanese people’s resilience and humanity in the face of unspeakable odds.”
PDN: “These pictures touch the soul. They are beautiful in a sad way.”
Kino-eye: “Unknown Spring, is a beautifully designed and moving web documentary, a piece that creates, through its subtle weavings of images, sound, and video, a poetic and deeply felt experience of a terrible disaster.”
Unknown Spring, the recipient of top honors from World Press Photo, is an immersive web doc that poetically frames the realities that individuals and communities face when recovering from disaster. More than just a news account of past events Unknown delves deeply into the heart of one community exploring its residents thoughts on what gives life meaning after such a devastating disaster.
Produced & Directed by Jake Price, Art Direction by Visakh Menon