NHKAward Winning Programs


NHK wins at the BCM2016 Asia Documentary Awards.

BCM2016 Asia Documentary Awards

Korea / Busan

Memories of Tsunami Videos

Marine Documentary

Grand Prize

In the face of nature’s awesome power, many victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake recorded video footage of the tsunami. These videos have caused emotional hardship to those connected with the images and made them rethink their futures. A man continues to watch footage he recorded to remember his lost family. Another man has found peace with the loss of his father after discovering the final moments of his father’s life in a video shot by someone else. One married couple travels around Japan to speak about the preciousness of life by using a video in which they are seen washed down a river on debris. Memories of Tsunami Videos shines the spotlight on the emotional trajectory of people in search of their future lives triggered by videos shot on that fateful day.


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