Samurai Warrior Queens

Urban Canyons

TV Programming

England

2014

Total project grant (euros)

54,454

Programme

Creative Europe

Sub-programme

MEDIA

Call number

EAC/S24/2013

Call publication date

11 Dec 2013

Application deadline

13 Jun 2014

Result publication date

22 Oct 2014

Urban Canyons is a Manchester-based production and distribution specialist for History, Science, Travel and Arts documentaries. This drama-documentary tells the real life story of the heroic Samurai woman Takeko Nakano who in 1868 formed an all-female fighting unit to defend her clans’ independence. Re-enactments, original costumes and historic locations bring Takeko’s amazing story back to life.

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