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The People of Kesennuma

Kesennuma, a village with a still booming fishing industry, once ravaged by the tsunami of March 11, 2011, continues to me a town of hard working people and an undiscovered destination for travelers to Japan. In this film, we sought to show not just things to see but the human side of the town. Shot on RED Dragon-X and a mix of Sigma prime and zoom lenses.

Director: Tom Slemmons

DP: Brandon Strack (

AC: Alexis Willaume

Editor: Tom Slemmons,  Brandon Strack

PA: Takashi Ichioka

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