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Ryuichi Sakamoto: async Live at the Park Avenue Armory

Directed by Stephen Nomura Schible

Schible’s companion film to Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA is an intimate live document of the composer performing new works from his

Ryuichi Sakamoto: CODA

Directed by Stephen Nomura Schible

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto is one of the most important voices in electronic music history, beginning his career with Yellow



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.