AP: Flurry of films on Fukushima disaster — Shows authorities playing down health risks, not telling whole truth

Published: February 27th, 2013 at 11:35 am ET


Title: TOKYO: Japanese disaster films highlight victims’ stories
Source: AP
Date: Feb. 27, 2013

[…. a] flurry of independent films inspired by Japan’s March 2011 catastrophe that tell stories of regular people who became overnight victims – stories the creators feel are being ignored by mainstream media and often silenced by the authorities.

[…] What’s striking is that many of the works convey a prevailing message: The political, scientific and regulatory establishment isn’t telling the whole truth about the nuclear disaster. And much of the public had been in the past ignorant and uncaring about Fukushima.

And so the films were needed, the auteurs say. The people leading Japan were too evasive about the true consequences of the multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant – minimizing people’s suffering, playing down health risks and shrugging off accountability for past go-go pro-nuclear government policies. […]

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. […]

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Published: February 27th, 2013 at 11:35 am ET


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11 comments to AP: Flurry of films on Fukushima disaster — Shows authorities playing down health risks, not telling whole truth

  • ftlt

    Can't sell it if it tells the truth… Now can you???

    Mass mind-control is the name of globalists game..

    It is the first thing they do… Sell it!!!

  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    Nuclear Power has killed Japan. No! I mean: Literally KILLED Japan.
    The Japanese People counted on the Government to protect them.
    When Fukushima happened, the Government made a choice. Their choice was to protect the Nuclear Industry, rather than to protect the People.
    It would have disrupted the Economy to protect the People.
    It would have Cost too much to protect the People.
    And so, the Japanese Government did not warn the people about the plume from Fukushima,
    Which passed over them, and which has, and is, KILLING them.
    By "People", I mean the People of Tokyo, and the People of Japan.
    The Japanese People counted on the Press to protect them.
    In the case of Fukushima, the Press made a choice.
    The choice was to protect the Government and the Nuclear Industry, rather than to protect the people.
    It would have disrupted the Economy to protect the people.
    The Nuclear Industry did a lot of advertising in the Press.
    The Press would face possible Prosecution from the Government, and economic LOSS if the press had warned the People and created PANIC.
    So the Press remained silent, even as the plume passed over the People, and KILLED them.
    Now, after TEPCO and the Nuclear Industry has KILLED the Japanese People,
    After Government inaction KILLED the Japanese People,
    After the Press abandoned the Japanese People to their fate,
    Here comes the Independent Film Makers to document this monumental betrayal of the Public Trust.
    GO GET…

    • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

      GO GET 'EM, Independent Film Makers! The Government and the Press and TEPCO are the Criminals here. Give it everything you've got!
      No Nukes!

    • japan guinea pig

      Well said PhilipUpNorth
      The truth is ( and its well documented ) is that the capital itself ( Tokyo )was and is contaminated by the fallout from Fukushima.Shortly after Fukushima blew !! the wind changed direction and blew Radiation as far south as Tokyo, so the Japanese government HAD TO LIE, because if they announced that the capital was radiated there would have been a mass exodus causing National panic !!…so I do understand their reasons for lying but DONT believe they made the right decision. Arnie Gunderson on Youtube plainly states that he personal collected and tested soil samples from various areas of Tokyo and they were ALL positive and would be classed as radioactive waste.

  • Time Is Short Time Is Short

    I'm afraid of the movies to come. We're still early with this.

  • razzz razzz

    Owning the media controls the masses. The sheeple love being entertained. Give them a toothy smile candidate with a little song and dance and they elect them president, not much else matters. Moral decay, pie in sky promises, personal agenda, uncontrolled spending, murder is all overlooked as long as the persons in power can make you feel good and forget about the dangers at hand.

    Hiding the facts makes it easier to manipulated the perceived truths.

    Of course, under military rule, threat of a bullet to the back of the head is an incentive to propagate the lies.

  • c

    To get tickets to 311 Surviving Japan, featured in this article, please visit http://www.311SurvivingJapan.com

    Show is March 11th

    Tickets only available until March 4th.

  • ftlt

    WHO just came out with a toned down public health report on Japan….

    Really??? Wonder, if it has anything to do with the WHO charter that mandates all health issues policy and statements must be approved bu IAEA