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Sun, March 24, 2:00pm

“The Radiant” by The Otolith Group

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

The Radiant explores the aftermath of the March 11, 2011, when the Tohoku earthquake triggered a tsunami that killed many thousands and caused the partial meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on the east coast of Japan.

preceded by Reconnaissance (6 min, video) by Johann Lurf and Construct (12 min, 16mm) by Robert Todd.

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Films Showing:


(Johann Lurf, 2012) 6 min

A portrait of the imposing gravity dam of the Morris Reservoir near Azusa, California. Lurf captures the details of the infrastructure marvel with a quiet, persistent camera, subtly framing the...


(Robert Todd, 2013) 12 min

A variety of perceptual paradigms for the viewing of Nature as a compendium of constructed closed systems....

The Radiant

(The Otolith Group, 2012) 64 min

The Radiant explores the aftermath of March 11 2011, when the Great Tohoku Earthquake struck the North East Coast of Japan at 2.46pm, triggering a tsunami that killed tens of...