Many have never heard the story about
what really happened under the
Nuclear secrecy and historical silences
Understanding the impact on people,
animals, lands, and water
Setsuko Thurlow’s commitment to human rights and helping humanity turn away from nuclear weapons is a crucial part of the story of the new global Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).
"A moving, intelligent and perceptive documentary that reveals both the horror of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the gallant efforts of two survivors."
Martin J. Sherwin
Co-author of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, on which Christopher Nolan’s 2023 film, “Oppenheimer” was based
The Vow From Hiroshima is an intimate portrait of Setsuko Thurlow, a passionate survivor of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. She was 13 years old when the atomic bomb was dropped (in Hiroshima) in 1945. Her moving story is told through the lens of her growing friendship with a second-generation survivor, Mitchie Takeuchi.
The Vow From Hiroshima: Film, Advocacy, and Nuclear Disarmament
The Center for East Asian Studies and Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania
The ways to view The Vow From Hiroshima
*For academic or community group
The Vow from Hiroshima is distributed by Bullfrog Films. They specialize in Educational and Community Groups (especially environmental and peace and social justice issues).
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