Documentary about thyroid cysts and nodules in Fukushima Children by Ian Thomas Ash
Cesium To Shyoujyo (Cesium And The Girl)
directed by Ryo Saitani
Ryo Saitani, owner-operator of a small theater, made his directorial debut when he was past the age of 60 to deliver an anti-nuclear message in fantasy/adventure format.
“Cesium to Shojo” (Cesium and the girl) relies on animation and musical scenes to tell a story that transcends time and space.
review by Kahuna-6
2013, Directed by Takashi Murakami
‘Takashi Murakami’s feature-film debut is a loving homage to Japanese popular culture. When a young boy moves with his widowed mother to the Japanese countryside, he discovers that their apartment is inhabited by a strange creature—and that very little is what it appears to be in the sleepy town.’ Film Society of the Lincoln Center
‘With it we can restore the myth of absolute safety … that you in the government want everyone to believe’ – quote from the trailer:
Little Voices From Fukushima
Documentary directed by Hitomi Kamanaka
The Land of Hope
An earthquake causes a nuclear crisis in a fictional prefecture set in Japan. In wake of the disaster, the members of the Ono family who reside just outside the border of the mandatory evacuation zone, face uncertainty.
– Written by James-Masaki
The Piano In The Shed
London screenings 11 & 13 March 2015:
輻射界 / RadianceScape, by Chris Cheung aka Honhim
‘… a data-visualizating sonic composition. It based on the live radiation data from the Safecast.org, a global sensor network for collecting and sharing radiation measurements, to generate an audio-visual cityscape.’
The Radiant, by the Otolith Group
Surviving Japan, documentary directed by Chris Nolan
to be shown free of charge on YouTube on March 11, 2015:
Tomioka by Drone, NHK
thousands of bags of radioactive soil piled up in Tomioka; Tomioka town with demolished train station; Ukedo town – 6km from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Both towns lie within the evacuation zone as do Futaba and Ookuma towns. The pie charts show responses to a survey taken in these four townships of Fukushima prefecture.
11 March 2015 , 7:00pm – 9:00 screening of’ True Songs
Kentucky Theatre, University of Kentucky
True Songs, inspired by the novel Milky Way Railroad, features people from Fukushima reading from the novel. Marking the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima 3.11 disaster, guest appearance by Suga Keijiro
When The Wind Blows
Director: Jimmy T. Murakami
A quietly devastating look at the consequences of nuclear war through the experience of an elderly couple:
Women Of Fukushima documentary
Uranium Film Festival – travelling festival with a variety of films addressing nuclear issues
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