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CJS Lecture Series | “Nuclear Nation” (2013), Screening & Discussion
Featuring Atsushi Funahashi, Tokyo-based filmmaker.

Participants are invited to screen "Nuclear Nation" prior to this discussion.
Rent on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nuclearnation
View via U-M Library (U-M affiliates only): https://bit.ly/3jTOaG9

A documentary about the exile of Futaba’s residents, the region housing the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The town’s people have now lost their homeland. Through their agonies and frustrations, the film questions the real cost of capitalism and nuclear energy.

Atsushi Funahashi is a Tokyo-based filmmaker. He studied filmmaking at School of Visual Arts, New York. His debut feature echoes (2001) won three jury & audience awards at Annonay International Film Festival, France. His 2nd, Big River (2006), "Deep in the Valley(2009)", "Nuclear Nation I & II (2012, 2014)", and "Cold Bloom (2013)" are all premiered at Berlin International Film Festival and released in many countries.

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Feb 22, 2021 08:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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