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No More Hibakusha!

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Hibakusha is the Japanese word for the survivors of the American bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This powerful and moving documentary focuses on a few of the eighty hibakusha who journeyed from Japan to New York in June, 1982, to take part in peace demonstrations held to coincide with the Second United Nations Special Session on Disarmament. They came to urge the nations of the world to prevent nuclear war. Instead of concentrating on the physical suffering of the victims, the film reveals the mental anguish of the hibakusha, who are still haunted by nightmares.

1983, 55 min 25 s

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Silver Dove for Best Documentary Over 35 minutes
International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
November 18 to 24 1983, Leipzig - Germany

Special Jury Award - Category: Films on Japan
Competition for Films on Japan
September 26 to 30 1983, Tokyo - Japan