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Dates set for sequel on Fukushima community ripped apart by nuclear disaster via The Asahi Shimbun

“Nuclear Nation II,” a sequel to Atsushi Funahashi documentary that showed the world how the Fukushima nuclear disaster destroyed a local community, will hit theaters in Japan on Nov. 15. The new film shows the continuing plight of people from … Continue reading

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Fukushima film shows reality sinking in for ‘nuclear refugees’ via Reuters

[…] Funahashi’s “Nuclear Nation” films follow the residents of Futaba, who were evacuated after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns at the nearby Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, dousing their town with radiation and turning it into a “no-go … Continue reading

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Fukushima is an ongoing warning to the world on nuclear energy via the Guardian

The impact of nuclear disasters can last for generations. Such man-made devastation offers a lesson to all of us “I write these facts as dispassionately as I can in the hope that they will act as a warning to the … Continue reading

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Japanese disaster films highlight victims’ stories via The Asahi Shimbun

[…] The outburst of post-disaster filmmaking includes Americans living in or visiting Japan, such as “Surviving Japan,” by Christopher Noland, “Pray for Japan,” by Stuart Levy and “In the Grey Zone” and “A2” by Ian Thomas Ash. “The Tsunami and … Continue reading

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