Stories from Tohoku screening in Houston

March 27, 2015 at 6pm - 8pm
University of St. Thomas - Cullen Hall

On March 27, USJC and the U.S.-Japan Initiative (Center for International Studies) at the University of St. Thomas held a screening of Stories from Tohoku (produced by Council Members Dianne Fukami and Debra Nakatomi), which captures the strength, resilience, grace and acceptance of the survivors of the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Tohoku. Leaders from Japanese business and government, as well as students and local non-Japan related professionals, attended the event. Following the screening, Deputy Consul-General from the Consulate-General of Japan in Houston, Mr. Atsushi Iwasaki, spoke about the current situation in Tohoku.

Deputy Consul-General Mr. Atsushi Iwasaki speaking after the film screening