Fukushima – The Home That Once Was (2023) is virtual reality documentary, where you can visit the abandoned villages and towns inside the Exclusion Zone of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident. The viewer will also meet the former residents, who will share their stories and memories and guide the viewer through the empty streets and homes. The viewer can move freely around using their VR-headset.
Fukushima – The Home That Once Was has been developed at CPH:LAB of CPH:DOX – Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival 2022. It also attended Berlinale Talent's Short Form Station.
The film is funded by the support of the Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture AVEK, the Finnish Film Foundation, Det Danske Filminstitut, the Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation and the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation.
Beyond The Frame Film Festival. 2023. (JP)
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival. 2023. (CZ)
FIVARS Festival of International Virtual and Augumented Reality Stories. 2023. (US)
Deutchses Museum. 2023. (GR)
Helsinki Cine Aasia Festival. 2023. (Fi)
Oodi Central Library. 2023. (FI)
Kulturhuset Rejsestalden. 2023. (DK)
Nikolaj Kunsthal. 2022 (as a first edition). (DK)
CPH:DOX Festival. 2022 (as a prototype). (DK)
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