FILE - This April 17, 2011 file photo shows damage on a street in Futaba, the town where the tsunami crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant is located, in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern ... more 
FILE - This April 17, 2011 file photo shows damage on a street in Futaba, the town where the tsunami crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant is located, in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. After the March 2011 disaster, of all Fukushima communities forced to evacuate, Futaba chose the farthest spot from the nuclear plant - an abandoned high school in Saitama Prefecture, near Tokyo. Atsushi Funahashi, director of “Nuclear Nation,” documented a story of the residents of Futaba in the film. The catastrophe in Japan has set off a flurry of independent films telling the stories of regular people who became overnight victims, stories the creators feel are being ignored by mainstream media and often silenced by the authorities. Nearly two years after the quake and tsunami disaster, the films are an attempt by the creative minds of Japan’s movie industry not only to confront the horrors of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, but also as a legacy and to empower the victims by telling their story for international audiences. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hiro Komae, File
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