An Autumn Wind, a 1994 short film by director Iara Lee, highlights the simplicity and grandeur of Japanese gardens and features a clash of realities, told through the dueling haiku poetry of Matsuo Basho and Allen Ginsberg. It screened at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival and many other festivals around the world. If you are interested in screening the film, please email us at

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