ISANA ~Taiji Town in Turmoil~
DOCUMENTARY 2016 46 minutes Episode(s): 1 Japanese English
‘Isana’ is a centuries-old word, meaning whale. The camera follows the ‘Isana Fishery Union’, a fishing group in a small town called 'Taiji', that is being fought against by activists who want them to stop what they are doing. Follow along with this dramatic and moving documentary, and find the answers to these problems.
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