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Reviewed in Rethinking Schools:

Witness to Hiroshima
A documentary film by Kathy Sloane
16 min., $20 for personal use, $50 for high schools and nonprofits; $100 for universities, government entities, corporations

Witness to Hiroshima is one of those small-story films that reveals a much bigger picture. Long after the bombing of Hiroshima, which Keiji Tsuchiya witnessed and survived, Tsuchiya begins remembering details and starts turning his memories into watercolors. The enormity of the Hiroshima bombing unfolds through these watercolors, gradually but powerfully. The link the film draws between Tsuchiya's experiences following the bombing and his later horseshoe crab preservation work is a startling connection. Teachers will find lots of use for this fine, short film.

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