ALARA

Kounosuke Kawakakami - 12 mins | Japan,2019

A man applying for refugee status in Japan was told falsely that "If you work in the decontamination effort, your visa will be extended" following the accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Using a mix of animation, voice over and documentary ALARA tells the story of this incident.

Available from 29.06

Available in all territories

Competition Unconventional Storytelling

Kounosuke Kawakakami

1979 Born in Yamanashi, Japan
2000 - 2003 Central Saint Martins College of Art And Design – BA Fine Art
2003 - 2004 Central Saint Martins College of Art And Design – MA Fine Art
2013 - Lecturer , Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts, Okayama, Japan