The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

Rappler.com

MANILA, Philippines – It’s been a year since the deadly tsunami that hit Japan, and filmmakers commemorated it through films. In last month’s Berlin Festival, at least 4 documentaries and movies about the disaster were shown. The titles include Pray for Japan, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, Women on the Edge, and Himizu. Critics however have weighed in on the ethical issues surrounding the methods and motivations of documenting tragedy and trauma.

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