About the Director
Oguri began his work as a freelance assistance director under the director
Nakahira Ko. In 1981, Oguri established The Director's System, a collective of filmmakers. Ogruri has been active as a director and producer in a wide range of projects, including feature films, feature-length documentaries, commercials, and events.
Most recently, he directed and produced BELIEVE (A documentary film about 2005 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Nagano ). He is an honorary member of the FOREGIN CORRESPONDENTS’CLUB OF JAPAN .
|1988||A short film shot on the Silk Road|
|1991||ROOTS OF INFINITY, a feature film featuring Tibetans living in the Himalayas (1991 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, 1992 Environmental Film Festival)|
|1999||Began filming Riven Guizi (producer), completed in Aug. 2000|
|2000||Began filming Able, completed in October, 2001|
|2001||Mainichi Film Prize (Able)|
(DOCtober Film Festival / IDFAmsterdam / Pragues human-rigths)
|2003||Began filming Host Town, completed in Feb. 2004|
|2004||Began filming Believe, completed in Oct. 2005|
|2006||Began filming 1/1111, completed in Apr. 2008|
|2009||Began filming INCLUSION, completed in Aug. 2011|
|2011||Began filming Strains of Odyssey, completed in May. 2012|
|1981～2006||38 documentary programs for TV|