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August 11, 2010

White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

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white light black rain

white light black rain

A thrilling documentary with testimonies of the small numbers of survivors from the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the Americans in ยด45 in which 140,000 victims perished in Hiroshima and 70,000 in Nagasaki. All survivors are now at the last days of their lives, only now have received a sort of indemnification from the Japanese government. As in other societies, those symbol of defeat, are consciously put aside, left behind, not wanting to be remembered. (more…)

July 10, 2009

The Soviet Story (2008)

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The Soviet story

A research documentary on Soviet crimes against humanity, from the communist revolution till the fall of the USSR. The film will make a historic review on the ideology that justified the mass killings of other ethnic groups in order to establish a reign of terror. This same measures of State terrorism will be copied by the Nazis latter on during WWII in the extermination of 6 million Jews. (more…)

June 19, 2009

Nanking Nanking (2009)

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nanking nanking

Nanking was the capital of the Republic of China in 1937 at the time that the Imperial army of Japan arrived, during one of the Sino-Japanese wars. The Japanese take the city and deliberately kill tens of thousands of prisoners, some soldiers some others not. (more…)

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