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Young Thyroid Cancer Patient from Fukushima is First to Speak Out

Young Thyroid Cancer Patient from Fukushima is First to Speak Out

Posted on May 23, 2016

For the past four days, Ian has been uploading clips of an exclusive interview with the first of the young thyroid cancers patients to speak out publicly.  She is one of the 166 patients diagnosed or suspected of having thyroid cancer who were 18 or under and living in Fukushima at the time of the nuclear accident in 2011.  More [...]

A dying father and son reunite, a Twitumentary

A dying father and son reunite, a Twitumentary

Posted on April 13, 2016

Over the weekend, Ian documented in photographs and words the reunion of a dying father and the son he had not seen in 30 years.  Originally posted in real time as a Twitumentary, the curated Tweets and reactions from around the world have now been published on Storify as “Mr. Hata and T, a father and son: a dying father [...]

Preview screenings of Ian’s new Fukushima film to be held

Preview screenings of Ian’s new Fukushima film to be held

Posted on February 23, 2016

Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the March 11, 2011, triple disaster, preview screenings of Ian’s third film in his series about the Fukushima nuclear disaster, are to be held in Japan (Feb 24), Germany (Feb 27) and Ireland (March 3).  Details of the screenings can be found on the DoumentingIan Blog.  

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