Hibakusha, Our Life to Live
a film about the survivors of the atomic bomb attacks
on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Life is a precious gift. May we live it without fear.
On August 6, 1945, a great terror was thrust upon the world. David Rothausers's 80 minute documentary, Hibakusha, Our Life to Live, probes the life stories of Japanese, Korean and American survivors of the terror; the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
There is an URGENCY here. The survivors are dying of, victims of radiation poisoning and other a-bomb related diseases. It is equally important to tell the stories on film of people who should never be forgotten. To keep their memory alive is to make an active contribution to a world where peoples of all races may embrace life as a precious gift and no longer live in the fear of nuclear annihilation.
To make this movie, Memory Productions has completed over 90 hours of filming, including interviews with Japanese, Korean and American hibakusha and international youth participating in the 60th Anniversary Peace Ceremonies in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Hibakusha, Our Life to Live Trailer and Video Clips:
Eiji Nakanishi, atomic bomb survivor
Eiji Nakanishi, Hiroshima survivor and musician, teaches guitar to his young friend Yoko.
Voices of American scientists vs. voices of Hiroshima-Nagasaki Children
American scientists did what they could to justify the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that was aimed at the civilian population.
To view more video clips, go to GALLERY