Linda Hoaglund is a bilingual filmmaker whose childhood in Japan inspired the five feature-length films she has completed to date. Born in Japan, the daughter of American missionary parents, she attended Japanese public schools and graduated Yale University. She has subtitled 250 Japanese films, including Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa, Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki, and Battle Royale by Fukasaku Kinji. She has also translated Kabuki performances by Heisei Nakamura-za at Lincoln Center and essays by Issei Miyake, Ishiuchi Miyako, Tomatsu Shomei, Yokoo Tadanori, Kirino Natsuo, Moriyama Daido, Ando Tadao and other renowned artists and writers. She is currently editing and translating a book featuring designer Taku Satoh's work. She resides in Brooklyn, NY. View the trailer for her most recent film at Edo Avant Garde.