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Pradeep Indulkar will be touring Japan between July and August! Screen his film High Power, a movie on India’s old nuclear power plant. Let’s build community together for nuclear free world!

Synopsis

Tarapur Nuclear Power Project is India’s first civil nuclear establishment came in existance around 50 years ago, displacing few villages near town named Tarapur. Once a protagonist visits those villages Dandi, Pofaran, Ghivali, Unbhat and Tarapur after 40 long years. He observes the situation of thousands of displaced people. He finds that they lost their traditional jobs and they did not get any new jobs, they lost their lands, homes and sea and they didn’t get proper compensation neither they got the promised services and infrastructures…

About the Filmmakerpradeep_photo

Dr. Pradeep Indulkar had been a nuclear engineer for 12 years at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
After realizing his declined health condition, he leftt the nuclear industry, and shifted to work as an environmental educator. He supports people’s movement against Kudankulam and Jaitapur. He now devotes his works to communicate with the people in anti-nukes struggle, and had won Yellow Oscar Award in 2013 Internaitonal Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Jainero with High Power. He is now working on his next film on GMO issues.

Dear friend,
I introduce myself as a nuclear activist and a film maker from India. Recently my film High Power, which was based on the sufferings of people around first nuclear power plant of India  – Tarapur Atomic Power Station received Yellow Oscar Award in International Uranium Film Festival at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Then I had a tour of Europe especially France and Germany and then USA. In these countries High Power was screened in several places as a part of anti nuclear campaign. The detail report of these tours are attached with this mail.
As I work with the people who are fighting against the biggest nuclear power plant in world (10,000 Mw) at Jaitapur on the west coast of India, these tours also proved a good platform to spread the information about anti nuclear struggle in India.
Now I am planning a tour to Japan. The film is already dubbed in English and will have Japanese subtitles. Hence I request you to arrange few screenings in Japan. Please note that this is a social activity and no commercials are attached with this tour and screenings.
Thanking you,
Pradeep Indulkar

Read More about my work here

Schedule

July 17th, Osaka, closed-screening

July 18th: Osaka Theater Seven Box1
Opens at 6:30pm, starts at 7pm  1,000 yen
Address: 1-7-27 (5 FL Sanpord City) Sanboncho, Yodogawa-ku, Osakashi, Osaka
Contact: No Nukes Asia Forum ayupertiwi@rice.ocn.ne.jp (Unoda)
https://www.facebook.com/events/435477996594753/)

July 19th: Kunitachi Nanairo House
Opens at 6:30pm, Starts at 7pm 1,000yen
Address: 4-2-5, Higashi, Kunitachi, Tokyo
Contact: Umi Asaka at 070-5461-5955  2525nanairohouse@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/610712269028190/

July 20th: Niiza Hot Plaza, Saitama
Starts at 6:40pm 1,000yen
Address: Niiza Hot Plaza 4th FL at Tobu Tojo Line Shiki Station
Contact: Kodomotachi No Kokorono Oto Committee, kojirouscafe@hotomail.co.jp (Fujii)
https://www.facebook.com/events/526962937426672/?fref=ts

July 23rd: From Earth Cafe Ohana, Sangenjaya, Setagaya, Tokyo
Opens at 6:30pm Starts at 7pm 1,000 yen
Address: Toei Bld. 1F,  1-32-6, Sangenjaya, Setagaya, Tokyo
Contact: Bad Seaweed amniticfluid@gmail.com (Umi)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1508495722713818/?fref=ts

July 24th: Kamakura Chuo Koen Park, Kamakura
Opens at 12:30pm 1,000yen 1,000yen
Address: Kamakura Chuo Koen Park 2FL at 1667 Yamazaki, Kamakura City, Kanagawa.
Contact: Yamazaki Yato No Kai ya-yato@arrow.ocn.ne.jp
https://www.facebook.com/events/680177562076810

July 24th: Jack & Mame No Ki, Yuigahama, Kamakura
Opens at 4:30pm Starts at 5pm 1,000yen
Address: Matsudaya Honten Bld. 1F, 2-4-39, Yuigahama, Kamakurashi, Kanagawa
Contact: Yamazaki Yato No Kai ya-yato@arrow.ocn.ne.jp
https://www.facebook.com/events/671275929615541

July 26th: Tampopo sha, Chiyodaku, Tokyo
Opens at 5:30pm Starts at 6pm
Address: Dynamic Bld. 5F, 2-6-2 Misakicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Contact: Bad Seaweed amniticfluid@gmail.com (Umi)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1505994646301276/

July 30th: Sugakawa Ginga No Hotori, Sugakawa, Fukushima
Starts at 3PM 1,500yen
Address: 327-1 Higashimachi Namerikawa Aza, Sukagawashi, Fukushima
Contact: Sukagawa Ginga No Hotori 0248-73-0331 hotorinoarima@yahoo.co.jp
https://www.facebook.com/events/1508495722713818/?fref=ts

August 1st, Tokyo

August 2nd: Yanaka No Ie, Ueno, Tokyo
Two screenings are scheduled in the afternoon and in the evening.
Contact: Yanaka No Ie Monthly Anti-Nukes Film Screening 090-1265-0097 (Uematsu)
http://www.jtgt.info/?q=taxonomy%2Fterm%2F1

August 4th: Iwaishima, Kaminosekicho, Yamaguchi
Contact: Yagoro Donuts (Matsunaga)

August 5th: Yagoro Donuts, Shunan-shi, Yamaguchi
Address: 2-37 Wakamiyacho, Shunan-shi, Yamaguchi
Contact: Yagoro Donuts (Matsunaga)

August 8th: Manamana, Mineshi, Yamaguchi
Address: 445 Mana, Mitoucho, Mine-shi, Yamaguchi
Contact: Bad Seaweed amniticfluid@gmail.com (Umi)

August 10th: Kyoto

August 12th, Motomachi Theater 2nd FL, Kobe, Hyogo
Address: 4-1-12, Motomachi Dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe
Opens at 6:30pm Starts at 7pm 1,000 yen, RSVP
Contact: Civil Society Forum at civilsocityforum@gmai.com

August 23rd: Sapporo, Hokkaido

August24th, Niki-town, Yoichi, Hokkaido

 

Invite the Filmmaker and Screen the Film!

Basic Information about the Film
Made in India, 2013, 27 min, Producer: Pradeep Indulkar, Documentary, Marathi/English, English, Japanese subtitles

Required Equipment (Please provide at your venue)
DVD player, projector, screen, PAs ..

Guarantee
This tour is organized by Dr. Indulkar and organizers in Japan, and we would like to be able to pay for the trip, supporting his next movie, as well as for the train fee and food for the translators if they need to travel to your place (Dr. Indulkar speaks English, and if you could provide English speakers, that would be super helpful!!) We ask for 1,000+ yen for a person or donation to make about 15,000 yen per a screening. Dr. Indulkar also wants to sell merchandise such as shirts and DVDs at the screening.

Stop Jaitapur, No More Fukushima: A Bpradeepindulkar_stopjaitapurbanneranner Action
Dr. Indulkar hopes this tour in Japan to be an awareness building to connect people who do not want the second Fukushima. He brought a banner “Stop Jaitapur: No More Fukushima” to his US and Europe tour. After each screening, audience will add their massages to the banners. These banners will be brought to the villages near Jaitapur nuclear power plant. Please give us some moments to promote this action after screening.

Network Glocally
Dr. Indulkar is interested in meeting with local organizers and people who struggle in anti-nukes issues. Please invite him to local actions and organizers’ meetings. Since he is also interested in making his next film on GMO, he would like to be informed on:
1.       Interesting winning stories about non-GMO manufacturers
2.       Protest against GMO
3.       Victims of GMO (GMO users like farmers, end users etc.)
4.       Live issues of GMO like protest, legal actions etc.
5.       Scientific experts, even pro GMO

Stay and Accommodation
It would be very helpful if you could provide a stay at your place or a nearby for Dr. Indulkar and sometimes for his assistant/ interpreter. It would be very helpful if you could provide pick up/drop off at the local terminals and train / bus stations.

Contact us

If you have any question or are interested in screening High Power, please provide us following information.
1) Your Name
2) Your Telephone number
3) E-mail
4) Address
5) Group  or organization if applicable
6) Day/Time of your interests (pick two from currently available dates)
TOKYO/ KANTO/ SHIZUOKA : July 21, July 22, July 25, July 27
NORTH KANTO TOHOKU/ FUKUSHIMA: July 28, July 29, July 31
CHUGOKU: August 8th, August 9th
UNDECIDED(book now and direct us): August 10th to August 18thish
HOKKAIDO: August 18thish to August 24th, except for August 22nd
7) Possible Venue (we could also suggest a few places in Tokyo)
8) Comments and Questions

Thank you so much for reading and considering! We are looking forward to seeing you!

Umi Hagitani (Bad Seaweed/ Ecological Options Network)
Tel: 070-1318-6024
Email: amnioticfluid@gmail.com
Twitter/ Facebook: amnioticfluid

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