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Sennan Asbestos Disaster
Institute of Contemporary Arts

Sennan Asbestos Disaster, dir. Kazuo Hara, Japan 2017, 215 min., Japanese with English subtitles

Ten years in the making, Kazuo Hara’s three-and-a-half-hour-long epic Sennan Asbestos Disaster is a longitudinal study of asbestos victims demanding reparations from a heartless state.

Building on Hara’s methods of ‘action documentary’ filmmaking, the film follows a group of plaintiffs who collectively open a lawsuit against the Japanese government, which they claim knowingly exposed them to asbestos poisoning.

Challenging the ethical norms of nonfiction filmmaking at the time, Sennan Asbestos Disaster is a fearless depiction of the dogged pursuit of justice.
Courtesy of Second Run
07:45 pm
Tue, 04 Feb 2020
Cinema 2

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