Jason deCaires Taylor, Angel Azul
Selections from the 2013 United Nations Association Traveling Film Festival !
Shown with THE BONOBO CONNECTION
Washington, D.C. Premiere Eighteen months after the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, the children there are suffering from severe nosebleeds and are developing skin rashes and thyroid cysts. Citing a lack of transparency in the official medical testing of their children and the ineffectiveness of the decontamination of their homes and schools, the children's mothers take radiation monitoring into their own hands. Directed and produced by Ian Thomas Ash.
Discussion with Jasmina Bojic, Founder and Executive Director, United Nations Association Film Festival; Edward M. Barrows, Director, Georgetown University Center for the Environment (CEF), two CEF interns and filmmaker Irene Magafan, follows screening.
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