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The Horses of Fukushima
Matsuri No Uma

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Huge disappointment because I've been to Soma Nomaoi several times since 2009 (before the nuclear accident) and I am proud of the tradition as someone who is close to the local; I've been to MInami Soma almost every summer and stay there just as a local, not as a tourist or an outside film ...Read more

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In March 2011, over 300,000 people were evacuated from the area around Fukushima in the largest nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. But forty horses remained: they had been specially trained to participate in a traditional horse festival in the area. In this poignant documentary, the horses ...Read more