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HALF-LIFE IN FUKUSHIMA
March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Five years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Naoto Matsumura, a Japanese farmer ekes out a solitary existence within the radiation red zone. Here, the blowing wind is the soundtrack to Naoto’s lonely days, spent cultivating his land and feeding his cattle. Naoto fights to build a new life in this post-apocalyptic landscape, fearlessly facing the silent danger of radioactivity. He is a guardian of the past and the symbol of humanity’s need for a change.
Director: Mark Olexa & Francesca Scalisi
60 mins / Documentary / Japan // 2016
Date: Wednesday, March 8th
Time: 13:00 PM
Location: Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2