Masako Sakata

Masako Sakata was born 1948 in Nagano prefecture, Japan. She studied Sociology at the Kyoto University. After having worked at a Tokyo based photo agency (later becoming president), she started a career as documentary film maker. Masako Sakata: „Despite the unprecedented nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant following the Great East Japan Earthquake, Japan is forging ahead with re-starting the nuclear power plants, as well as engaging in the renewed efforts to export nuclear plants overseas. Why have we not learned from Fukushima that nuclear facilities can cause calamities that is beyond our control? We are responsible to leave the safe environment for future generations. We need to look back how we have come to where we are and how we can correct our paths.“

2014 Journey without End
2011 Living the Silent Spring
2008 Agent Orange – a personal requiem