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“Lost & Found”
Japanese Tsunami that have now been found on the shores of North
countries and the largest body of water on earth. 25 million tonnes of
wreckage from Japan’s devastating tsunami drifted into the Pacific Ocean
and is washing up on North America’s shores.
The debris, fragments of communities – is evidence of the 15,000 lives
lost to the waves. Imagine losing everything entire towns and villages
Strangers, continents apart, are coming together to salvage the memories
amidst the debris. Join us as we travel to Japan to return objects that
washed ashore in North America to their rightful owners.
Director – Nicolina Lanni
Director – John Choi
Cinematographer – John Choi
Associate Producer – Lana Gorlitz
About the Production:
“Over a year ago now my partner came to me with the seemingly crazy idea
to make a documentary about items lost in the Japanese tsunami that
might wash ashore and be able to be retraced to their original owners. I
never believed it possible and then a few weeks later the first
identifiable object washed ashore.
“I quickly spoke with the person who found the item here in North America
and then I spoke with the original owner in Japan. From that moment on
we have been following this amazing journey from the front lines.” — Nicolina Lanni
For more information and to support this projprect:
Lost & Found – Hot Docs/Doc Ignite social fundraising from John Choi on Vimeo.
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