Alachua County Green Party presents "3.11: Surviving Japan"

Published Robbie - Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:21pm

The lingering effects of the March 2011 Japanese earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disasters are captured by filmmaker Christopher Noland---an American living and working in Tokyo during the catastrophic events, who volunteered for the cleanup in Northeastern Japan, documenting true stories from those affected by the disaster.
 
An English teacher turned volunteer, human rights activist, and powerful advocate, he courageously risked his safety and health to volunteer in the most disaster affected regions. Chris is a first time writer, director and filmmaker who had the courage to set out on a search for answers most would never ask. What he got was more than he ever set out for, including a soundtrack contribution of "Kurushi" by Yoko Ono.
 
The only film of its kind takes an in depth, critical look at the mismanagement of the nuclear crisis and tsunami relief efforts by the U.S and Japanese governments and Tokyo Electric Power Company© (TEPCO), drawing questions on the future of nuclear power in the 21st century. (survivingjapanmovie.com)

Runtime- 90 minutes

When:
Mon, 04/22/2013 - 7:00pm
Cost: 
$3-5 suggested donation