Skin Deep (1995 film)
|Directed by||Midi Onodera|
|Produced by||Midi Onodera
|Written by||Midi Onodera
|Music by||Kathryn Moses|
|Edited by||Sarah Peddie|
Skin Deep tells the story of an award winning director, Alex Koyama (Natsuko Ohama), who is in the process of making a film about the tattoo industry, and the love and obsession that can arise in the "skin art" culture. Conflict develops between Koyama and her lesbian lover / assistant, Montana (Melanie Nicholls-King) when Koyama hires a new production assistant, Chris (Keram Malicki-Sánchez), who is transgender and quickly becomes obsessed with Koyama.
Skin Deep was written, directed, and co-produced by Onodera. It was produced in cooperation with the National Film Board of Canada, with funding from
- the Canada Council
- the Ontario Arts Council
- Canadian Heritage: Multiculturalism Program
- National Association of Japanese Canadians
- Racial Equity Fund – OFDC & LIFT[clarification needed]
- the Toronto Lesbian & Gay Appeal
Skin Deep was awarded the Best Feature Film: Audience Award at the 1995 Hamburg International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.
- "Skin Deep". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 9 June 2009.
- Skin Deep at the Internet Movie Database
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