[SECTION 3] Cold War Theater / October 14th?19th

731: Two Versions of Hell

USA/China, 2007, 27min, Color, Digital File

James T. Hong

731: Two Versions of Hell is both a documentary about Japan’s World War II biological weapons facility called Unit 731 and a demonstration of the power of historical revisionism. What constitutes historical truth and the ability of documentary film to represent it?
James T. Hong has been producing thought-provoking, unconventional, and occasionally controversial films and videos for nearly twenty years. His moving image works have been shown at many prominent and obscure film festivals and galleries throughout the world.