Short Documentary, 4min 14sec
Shot, edited and directed by Sybilla Patrizia
Interviews and production Lisa Wallin
2019, Tokyo Weekender

Community center akta provides free information in various languages about the Shinjuku Nichome neighborhood, sexual health and being LGBTQ+ in Japan. For more information visit their office, or website (Japanese only): akta.jp
Voices of Nichome takes you into the heart of the Shinjuku Nichome neighborhood in Tokyo, Japan’s most well-known LGBTQ+ district. This short documentary features interviews with three of the area’s most well-known personalities who talk about how the neighborhood has evolved over the years, what Nichome means to them and challenges faces by the community.

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