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HaikuLife 2018 Reprised: The End of Realism, or, Basho’s Pond

Each day on the Troutswirl blog we will reprise a film featured in HaikuLife 2018, The Haiku Foundation’s haiku film festival, the only one of its kind.

Today’s film: A lighthearted retelling of the famous story of the origins of Basho’s masterpiece furuike ya — the old pond — by Jim Kacian. Music by Jeff Cairns and Roland Kirk. Presented here during HaikuLife 2018, part of International Haiku Poetry Day, an initiative of The Haiku Foundation, held 17 April 2018.

Title: The End of Realism, or, Basho’s Pond
Artist: Jim Kacian
Music: Jeff Cairns, Roland Kirk
Format: HaikuLife Feature Format
Duration: 7:04

The End of Realism, or, Basho’s Pond

And watch the entire HaikuLife 2018 program here!

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