【event】Little Voices from Fukushima via the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Chicago

A screening and discussion with director Hitomi Kamanaka

Wednesday, October 7, 7-10 p.m.
The Franke Institute for the Humanities (in the Regenstein Library)
1100 East 57th Street, JRL S-102
Chicago, IL 60637
Refreshments will be provided

The event is free and open to the public. No advance registration is required.

The post-Chernobyl present: Fukushima’s future?

People would rather not acknowledge their own exposure to radiation or the contamination of their environment. They also wish to avoid discrimination. Taking advantage of this psychology, TEPCO and the Japanese government continue to shirk responsibility. I would rather entrust the future of the children caught up in our society’s warped priorities to the mothers who wholeheartedly wish to guard and protect them.

Hitomi Kamanaka

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