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A Japanese-American filmmaker’s quest to shed light on the comfort women issue — The Hankyoreh

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— by Yu Sun-hui: “Where is the main battleground of the cold war that’s being fought over the comfort women issue?”

The documentary, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue,” which is being released in South Korean theaters on July 25, plots a different course from previous films that have dealt with the comfort women issue. During the making of this film, director Miki Dezaki, a 36-year-old Japanese-American, interviewed not only professors and groups who support the comfort women’s cause but also 30 or so far-right Japanese historical revisionists who deny their very existence…

Image: A still from the documentary film, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue,” courtesy of Cinemadal

July 16, 2019

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