• I am surely a feminist filmmaker, but not because I set out to become one, or am trying to make any kind of statement. Rather, it's inherent in the act of expressing myself, as a woman who is deeply alienated from mainstream cinematic structures of seeing. I express myself and am instantly feminist.

    "We hope to hook a big fish, but we don't know what we might find". Interview with Mariko Tamaki, June 16, 2014.