Driven out of a Nuclear Town - A Documentary about the Refugees from Futaba 2


Horikiri Satomi


Futaba town became a caution zone in the whole town by the 3/11 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Living in evacuation shelters reached its second year in each place. Among nor destined to return to hometown, patience among the people of Futaba town had exceeded the limit. Complaint and conflict about formerly the Kisai High School, where it is the only remaining evacuation centre, occurred as town-people were pushed into division of their town.
Title in English Driven out of a Nuclear Town - A Documentary about the Refugees from Futaba 2
Title in Original Language 続・原発の町を追われて~避難民・双葉町の記録
Director(s) Horikiri Satomi
Director's Bio/Filmography Working as a school catering cook of elementary schools in Saitama Prefecture, Horikiri studied video production and editing at a public media lecture "MediR" in 2008. Her first work is "Kami no mau shima"(2009), a twenty-minute documentary featuring people of Iwaishima Island against the Kaminoseki Nuclear Power Plant.
Year of Completion 2013
Nationality of the Film Japan
Running Time 26 min.
Aspect Ratio Video: 4:3
Color Color
Screening Format DVD
Shooting Locations
Shooting Dates/Periods July 2012 - 12 March 2013
Names of Characters Idogawa Katsutaka, Unuma Tomoe
Language of Commentary and Dialogue Japanese,
Subtitles Japanese,
Date of First Public Screening 2013/7/27
Place of First Public Screening (Country) Japan
Date of First Public Screening in Japan 2013/7/27
Previous Screenings at Other Film Festivals and Events Labor Film Festival 2013, Ekoda Film Festival 2014, Film Festival of Following the Voices of Atomic Bomb Survivors 2014
Staff Credits Photography: Horikiri Satomi, Nishinaka Seiichiro
Editing: Horikiri Satomi
Sound: Horikiri Satomi
Music: Horikiri Satomi
Narration: Horikiri Satomi
Producer Horikiri Satomi
Distributor / Distribution Company Horikiri Satomi
Official Website for the Film
Other Online Access to the film
Screenings at the Past YIDFF Programs and Events None