The Weaving Shibusa Documentary

The Weaving Shibua documentary is made by Devin Leisher, Erik Motta, and Mehdi Ahmadi. Weaving Shibusa tells a story of Japanese craftsmanship and dedication, shown through their love and fascination of denim. The documentary gives unprecedented access to the mysterious and storied industry of Japanese denim, told by the only people who can; world-renowned vintage denim experts, the highly regarded ‘Osaka 5’ (Denime, Warehouse, Studio D’Artisan, Fullcount, and Evisu), responsible for Japan’s denim revival in the early ’90’s, as well as passionate innovators whose work has made Japanese denim synonymous with the highest quality possible.

You can now rent ($ 6.99) or buy ($ 9.99) the Weaving Shibusa documentary online on Vimeo here.

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.