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Showing 1 - 10 of 37 titles with a criteria of Subject is Japan


After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

The Apology

Former 'Comfort Women' who were forced to serve Japanese troops during World War II tell their harrowing stories.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 104 minutes

Bluefin

A story about the extraordinary bluefin tuna, and its questionable future.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 53 minutes

The Coming War on China

John Pilger reveals that the United States and China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war. The film is both a warning and an inspiring story of resistance.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 112 minutes

Hiroshima Bound

A personal documentary that tracks the construction of America's collective memory (or lack of one) of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 56 minutes

Japan's Peace Constitution

Explores the origins of Japan's Constitution in the ashes of war, and the significance of its famous peace clause, Article 9, and the debates surrounding it, in the 21st century.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 70 minutes

Karayuki-San, The Making of a Prostitute

Frank and harrowing testimony of the horrific sexual slavery and wartime experiences of the Karayuki-San, Japanese girls and women were trafficked out of Japan as indentured prostitutes.

Icarus Films | 1975 | 75 minutes

Kochuu

A compelling illustration of how the aesthetics of Japanese architecture and design are expressed through simple means, and also shows that the best Japanese architecture, wherever it appears, expresses spiritual qualities that enrich human life.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 53 minutes

Muybridge's Strings

An animated meditation on the theme of time, contrasting the worlds of 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge who successfully photographed consecutive phases in the movement of a galloping horse, and a mother who, watching her daughter grow up, realizes she is slipping away from her.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 13 minutes

Nanjing

Till today the history of the 1937 'Rape of Nanking' is a point of contention between China and Japan. How is it seen in each country, and can a shared memory ever be constructed?

Icarus Films | 2006 | 53 minutes