Ian Thomas Ash, 2013, 70 min
Program I starts: 6:00pm
Eighteen months after the nuclear meltdown, children in Fukushima who were not evacuated are found to have low white blood cell counts and thyroid cysts and nodules. A collection of perspectives from the community, A2-B-C chronicles the tensions of a citizenry fighting against ignorance on all fronts. Outsiders don’t want to get involved, locals can’t escape, and the poison spills down to further generations.