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Film Screening: Ashes to Honey

Thursday, January 30
7:00 pm
Film Studies Center
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307
5811 South Ellis Avenue

Join us for a special screening and discussion of Ashes to Honey!  

This documentary observes the demonstrators of the Japanese island of Iwaishima and their 28-year struggle against a nuclear power plant on its shores. The islanders’ endeavours are juxtaposed with the situation in Sweden, where the public’s desire for sustainable energy has produced eco-friendly lifestyle choices since 1980.

The film will be followed by a discussion with Aiko Kojima, a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology.  Her research investigates food and consumerism in Japan, including the effects of the Fukushima Disaster on foodways.

 (Film has English subtitles)

 

Cosponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies