Tag Archives: Hitomi Kamanaka

Remembering Fukushima 10 Years Later via Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

Oregon PSR remembers the nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant in Japan on March 11th, 2011. To mark the ten year anniversary of this tragic event, we are hosting a film screening and panel discussion to explore … Continue reading

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Cascadia Uranium Film Arts Festival, April 3-5, 2020 in Portland, Oregon

For tickets and more information, see here.

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Opponents of U.S. nuclear bomb ‘glorification’ park seek Japanese support via Asahi World

By Masato Tainaka Residents who fell sick living near the facility that produced plutonium for the Nagasaki atomic bomb are seeking Japanese support for a campaign against an attraction in the United States that they say “glorifies” nuclear weapons. The … Continue reading

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Cancer and Fukushima: Who to trust? via The Japan Times

South Korean director Kim Ki-duk is a noted provocateur. His latest movie, “Stop,” is about a Japanese couple who were living near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant when it suffered a meltdown in March 2011. They evacuate to … Continue reading

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WBEZ’s Worldview ‘Little Voices from Fukushima’ via WBEZ

In her film Little Voices from Fukushima, director Hitomi Kamanaka moves between two communities impacted by nuclear disaster- an area in Belarus that saw the effects of Chernobyl, and a community in Fukushima. Kamanaka looks to Belarus to see what, … Continue reading

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【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 … Continue reading

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KJ 81 preview: filmmaker and activist Kamanaka Hitomi via Kyoto Journal

‘Little Voices From Fukushima’ bridges time and space between Chernobyl and Japan However pitched her debate of choice may be, and however culturally freighted its most contemporary iteration has become in Japan, Kamanaka’s films persist in asking a particular question: … Continue reading

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ASHES TO HONEY: Documenting the movement against nuclear power in Japan! via Zakka Films

For 28 years, the people of Iwaishima Island, living in the middle of the beautiful Inland Sea, have been opposing a plan to build a nuclear power plant. The island has a 1000-year history during which people have preserved their … Continue reading

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[video]Ashes to Honey – Trailer –

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Films focus on Japan’s nuclear flashpoints via The Japan Times online

The crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11 has revealed the danger posed by the storing of spent nuclear fuel in pools at the plant, because … Continue reading

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