|February - 2019|
|Événements du mois|
Fukushima is a parallel world. From the outside, everything seems normal. Some say that all is fine, all is under control. But today, nothing is resolved.
For more the a year and a half, Keiko Courdy met with inhabitants of the region, as well as famous Japanese public figures active since the disaster of March 11, 2011.
Overwhelmed by the events of 11 March 2011, the French director Keiko Courdy left immediately for Japan. She spent more than a year and a half talking to people in Fukushima.
In order to try to understand, she also interviewed many public figures active in Japanese society since the triple disaster: artists, architects, writers, investigative journalists, no nuke activists, Naoto Kan the erstwhile prime minister at the time of the accident… Their compelling testimonies highlight the contradictions and movements in a society that is recovering from massive trauma.
We all have to learn from what is happening. Many people dream of a « Yonaoshi », a « renewal », but is it possible?
Can we change our behavior?
Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cannes
Fukushima Film Festival Tokyo
New York City Independant Film Festival
Festival du livre de Mouans-Sartoux
Global Visions documentary film festival, Edmonton, Canada Uranium Film Festival,
Musée d'Art Moderne, Rio de janeiro
32nd Festival Cinéma d'Alès 31st International Environment Film Festival in Paris
Geneva Film Festival Tokyo
University UTCP, Shizuoka, Toyama, Iamas Gifu + other special screenings in France and in French Institutes in Washington DC USA, Chile, USA, Brazil, Bulgaria, Guinea...
Keïko Courdy is a French filmmaker and media artist. She writes, directs and produces films, and new media installations, in France and Japan. Doctor of the University of Tokyo, after studying film and theater at the University of Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle, she taught media performances for 3 years at Kyoto University of Arts and Design and led Onomatopia company in Tokyo and KI transdisciplinary creative structure in Paris. Overwhelmed by the Fukushima disaster, she directed the film and webdocumentary 霧の向こうBEYOND THE CLOUD °Yonaoshi 3.11. She is currently preparing a new documentary on the power plant and its workers, as well as a fiction film, a love story happening near Fukushima Dai ichi power plant.
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