The film opens with a scene that still haunts me: People standing on a hill watching the wave hit and their city being destroyed, calling out to others on lower ground to "hurry" to higher ground while a black, relentless wave that sends houses floating like surfers creeps in after them.
Lessons from Study Abroad: The Visible Minority
"I wended my way through and the crowds parted like the sea before Moses…Schoolchildren openly gawked, jaws gaping...Men watched my every move as if I might pull out a handgun and start shooting at any moment…
An enormous earthquake hit Japan on Friday, March 11.
Preparing for Study Abroad: Non-Verbal Communication
Here are three interesting videos that highlight the importance of non-verbal communication.
The Cats of Mirikitani: A Remarkable Documentary
Commentary on the documentary about Jimmy Mirikitani, the Japanese American artist who survived an internment camp, 9/11 and homelessness with the help of a local documentary film maker.
Teaching Across Cultures: “Japanese Me”
Using art to teach culture - Japanese Me - from teacher Nikita Hunter at a middle school in Brooklyn, NY, USA.
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