Beyond The Classroom Presents "Nuclear Nation: The Fukashima Refugees Story"
Nuclear Nation is a moving documentary about the exile of Futaba's residents, the region housing the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Since the 1960s, Futaba had been promised prosperity with tax breaks and major subsidies to compensate for the presence of the power plant. The town's people have now lost their homeland. Through their agonies and frustrations, the film questions the real cost of capitalism and nuclear energy. The day after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11, 2011,… Show more
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at Weinberg Center for the ArtsFri 11/15 8:00p