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Japan Cinema Now: Documenting the impact of The Cove

The world first heard of Taiji in 2009, when Louis Psihoyos’ documentary The Cove depicted the tiny Japanese village’s annual dolphin capture and slaughter in gruesome detail. The now-infamous film, which went on to win the 2010 Oscar for Best Documentary, had an enormous impact on international public opinion regarding Japan, creating an Us vs. Them […]