Films

Barefoot Gen: The Bombing of Hiroshima As Seen Through the Eyes of a Young Boy

Time Periods: 20th Century, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies

Barefoot GenBarefoot Gen chronicles the bombing of Hiroshima as seen through the eyes of a young boy. This is a timely, harrowing story about the devastating effects of war on everyday life. Told from the perspective of a young boy living in Hiroshima towards the end of World War II, this animated film is a powerful statement against war.

Japanese/English subtitles.

Produced by Geneon |