"Gatekeeper, hauntingly shot by cinematographer Alan Poon, provides one particularly tense sequence as Shige spies an especially troubling candidate near the ridge." - POV magazine review

LA Film Fest 2016 WINNER Best Short Documentary
International Premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest 2016 (June 14, 2016)
World Premiere at HOT DOCS 2016 (full details)

Director: Yung Chang
Producers: Eriko Miyagawa, Bob Moore (Eyesteel Film)
Exec Producers: Laura Poitras, AJ Schnack, Charlotte Cook (Field of Vision)
Cinematographer: Alan Poon
Editor: Sophie Leblond

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Patrolling a popular tourist destination of steep cliffs that plummet into the Sea of Japan, a retired police officer vigilantly intercepts troubled souls looking to jump, his count of lives saved now over 500.