“Women of Fukushima” filmakers talk
“Women of Fukushima” film makers presentationThursday, NOVEMBER 8, 2012, 7:00-10:00
For Empowering Women in Japan (FEW) monthly meeting
Theme: “Women of Fukushima”
GUEST SPEAKERS – 2 filmmakers will share the stories of women committed to their communities – never giving up in their struggle for justice.
Jeffrey Jousan, Co-Director
Ivan Kovac, Director of Photography
Location Wesley Center, 2F, 6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Tokyo
Map and access info: http://www.wesleyfoundationjp.com/en/access.html
Cost: 3000 yen for FEW members 5000 yen for guests (women only) includes buffet dinner and drinks.
THE NOVEMBER BUFFET features a special autumn Harvest menu including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, veggies, gravy (vegetarian and non) pumpkin spice cake, and more! Don’t miss it!
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MORE INFORMATION - Women of Fukushima: Six Japanese women offer brutally honest views on what has happened since the nuclear accident in Fukushima, and how it has affected their lives, homes and families.
GUEST SPEAKER BIOS:
Jeffrey Jousan, Co-Director:
Born in Tenafly, New Jersey, Jeffrey Jousan is a audiophile recordist/engineer, producer, location coordinator and interviewer. Passionate about high quality sound, on location, on set or in the studio, he knows the power of sound adds emotion and life to video. In addition to great sound and stunning images, the subjects of interviews must feel comfortable and trust their interviewer. Jeffrey, quickly puts his interviewees at ease, with jokes, a story or shared experience, a soft tone of voice and focused, compassionate attention which brings a natural frankness and intimacy to the Interviews.
Ivan Kovac, Director of Photography:
Ivan Kovac is a Film, Television, Commercial, Music Video and Web Media Cameraman/DP with broad experience. Trained in Film Production and a graduate of the Sydney Film School, Ivan specializes in RED digital camera technology and digital image capturing on a wider scale. Ivan has shot numerous projects since arriving in Japan. Some of his past work includes Xu Jing Lei promoting Glamour Sales (in Beijing), Chanel, Red Bull, Reebok, Sanofi Aventis, the History Channel and the Discovery Channel (“Atlas Next Japan”, featuring renowned designer of the Enzo Ferrari, Ken Okuyama).