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“Fukushima Renewal,” for Tokyo Weekender

Recently I traveled to Fukushima and wrote about it for Tokyo Weekender. The food was the animation equivalent to Spider-Man: Enter The Spider-Verse. And I don’t even take food flicks like that (and post them). Read the article here.

TMG Track Picks Weekly 3-11-2019

Today is the 8th anniversary of The Great East Japan Earthquake. Last Saturday, March 9, marked 22 years since the murder of one of the greatest rappers of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls. To commemorate 3/11 and Biggie, this week’s picks are a tribute to life’s persistent proof of hope. Stop Biting Zilla Rocca Part 2 (Small Professor Remix) by Zilla Rocca feat Curly Castro What songs should be included in next week’s TMG Track Picks Weekly?

Picture this: Photographer Shaun Roberts on a trip back home, Bangkok.

Followers of Bay Area photographer Shaun Roberts already know that he’s an incredible photographer and documentarian. Any rising artist today would be honored to have Roberts profile their work. From Emory Douglas to Doze Green, Roberts shoots everybody. His observations are subtle nuances that multiply with complexity. On a recent visit back to his Bangkok home, it seemed like he got possessed because the flicks that he was posting demanded eyes. They are waiting to be scrolled upon. Follow Roberts’

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Fukushima: The Silent Voices-film

The documentary is about Chiho Sato, a Japanese filmmaker who was living in France when the 3/11 earthquake hit her hometown of Fukushima. Her family lives in the “The Voluntary Evacuation Zone,” 37 miles away from TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company)’s Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant. Amid the earthquake and subsequent tsunami, the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant had a core meltdown, resulting in a catastrophic nuclear accident. In her family’s area, nobody talked about the disaster. It was considered forbidden and

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