Music Video: Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime

| May 23, 2016

Hamish Downie is a queer Australian filmmaker based in Japan. He currently has a film titled American Piano that was shown at Cannes 2016 and is set to run in other film festivals. He has also produced a trans-positive short film/music video for a song by singer Robyn Loau. It is from her Only Human album. The song is titled Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime. The video stars real-life couple Rumi Tominaga and “S.” The video’s story is based on how S came out to Rumi. You can read more about their relationship on Rumi’s blog. After you view the video scroll down to listen to a podcast in which S talks about being trans in Japan and America, and they both talk about how S coming out as trans changed their relationship.

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More about singer Robyn Loau

RobynLoau_OnlyHumanRobyn Loau is an exotic diva armed with a soulful voice, haunting melodies and defiant, evocative lyrics. With sales exceeding half a million units, Robyn’s voice has made it’s way into homes across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and the US.

Robyn’s new CD is Only Human. The centerpiece of the album is the 2012 single Wuthering Heights a daring interpretation of the 1978 Kate Bush classic.

Robyn’s critically acclaimed debut Malaria: The Lost Album is also out now.

Robyn’s past lives have seen her presence impact Australian pop culture as lead singer of girl group Girlfriend (Australia’s blue print for the Spice Girls), as star of films such as Idiot Box and Somewhere in the Darkness, as the face and voice of Pacific Island soul/dance opus Siva Pacifica and with her edgy solo releases Sick With Love and Love Addiction.

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