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After the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in March 2011, Naoto MATSUMURA stayed alone in his hometown, from which all the residents had been evacuated, and continued to take care of the animals left behind. Ten years after the disaster, the town is once again undergoing a violent transformation, this time in the name of “reconstruction”, while MATSUMURA is still trying to regain the precious way of life he lost.
Kiyo in Kyoto: From The Maiko House
Wed., June 30, 2021
Original with English subtitles
3-11 Documentary Social issues
About Naoko FUJIMURA
Specializing in production of art-themed programs, Naoko FUJIMURA began her career as a director for NHK in 1999. Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, her focus shifted to giving voice to those affected by the disaster in Fukushima and other parts of northeastern Japan. Through her work with NHK WORLD-JAPAN, the international service of NHK, she continues to deliver messages of the people in disaster areas.
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