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News from January 21, 2014
TV/Movies: Kickstarter for "dojo: the story of an American aikido school"
Posted 1/21/2014 3:33pm [from
Madison, WI – For over thirty years, at Aikido of Madison, teachers and students have joined to create community as they train in martial arts. “dojo: the story of an American aikido school” asks how do you create an atmosphere where people can train for potentially life-and-death situations in a manner that creates a supportive, family-like community? What presumptions of American culture – with its expectations of instant success, with imagery of power and domination – are challenged and broken down for the student who trains in a Japanese martial art? You can read more on Facebook at:
. Already in production, the filmmaker is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to assist with production and post-production costs; the campaign runs through Feb. 7:
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