My grandfather, Wataru Namba, was one of several thousand U.S. born Japanese Americans who were living in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was dropped. 75 years later, the U.S. government has never recognized these survivors.
Update: This film was released with TIME on August 6, 2020 for the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jared Namba is a queer Asian American filmmaker based in Los Angeles. After graduating from Columbia, he completed a Fulbright Scholarship in South Korea. In 2020, he started Jazzy Media with his partner Sazzy Gourley to explore nonfiction storytelling.
Their work has been featured in TIME, NBC News, AJ+, LA Taco and Rock the Vote.