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Rainmakers, Series 2 Series
Tsuyoshi Inaba in Japan
Tokyo, Japan - The Homeless

Working to empower the homeless in Tokyo.

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26 minutes
Directed by Luc Côté
Produced by Robbie Hart and Luc Côté, Adobe Productions



In Tokyo, Tsuyoshi Inaba works to empower the homeless who live around the busiest subway station in the world. In Japan, where there are no shelters for the homeless, Tsuyoshi's work becomes even more crucial in the cold, New Year's holiday season.

The other titles in the series are:

Jesus Tecu Osorio in Guatemala - The son of civil war victims leads a campaign for justice.

Tina Machida in Zimbabwe - A young woman fights for the rights of gays and lesbians against the odds.

Murrandoo Yanner in Australia - An aborigine leads the battle against multinationals for historic land rights and tradition.

Yildiz Temürtürkan in Turkey - A human rights activist risks everything to protest police repression.

Celso Magumbe in Mozambique - A deaf man fights for the rights of the hearing impaired.

Julie De Varennes in Canada - A former sufferer helps kids coping with cancer; giving them hope and inspiration.



Grade Level: 7-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 2000     Copyright Date: 1999
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-890-2     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-823-5




Reviews
"Dispels...stereotypes about homelessness by showing its underlying social conditions."
Teaching Sociology (Magazine)


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VHS $59
RENT
DVD $35
VHS $35

Tsuyoshi Inaba in Japan




Awards and Festivals
Bronze Plaque, Columbus International Film & Video Festival

Subjects
Asian Studies
At-Risk Youth
Citizenship and Civics
Conflict Resolution
Geography
Global Issues
Human Rights
Humanities
Japan
Political Science
Social Justice


Related Titles

Rainmakers - Series 1
Six youth leaders from around the world are making a difference.

Finding Us and Them
Physically and mentally challenged people find community.

TemeTTeme
Dramatic children's film about urbanization and family values in Ethiopia.

Till Death Do Us Part
Widows are denied inheritance and property rights in Nigeria.

Life and Debt
Economics and the murder of street children in Rio de Janeiro.


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