[Videolib] In the Name of the Emperor

From: Chris McNevins <Chris.McNevins@uconn.edu>
Date: Mon Aug 03 2009 - 12:20:51 PDT

Hi Guyz...

I'm looking for this documentary on either DVD or VHS. Can anyone point
me to a distributor??

In the Name of the Emperor (1995)

A documentary on the Rape of Nanjing which took place in 1937 when
Japanese Imperial troops invaded Nanjing (aka Nanking) then the capital
of China. Survivors of the massacre estimate that about 300,000 were
killed and 20,000 women were raped and killed in the first six weeks of
the Japanese occupation. Because of these rampant rapes and the alarming
spread of veneral diseases among the soldiers, the Japanese government
began the systematic operation of the now-infamous "comfort stations",
forcing women to serve in military brothels. By the end of the war, an
estimated 200,000 women, mostly Koreans, had been shipped as "war
supplies" to serve as "comfort women" in Japanese military stations all
across the occupied territories, from Manchuria to New Guinea.
 
Production Status: Released
 Genres: Documentary
 Running Time: 52 min.
 Distributors: Films News Now Foundation
 Production Co.: Films News Now Foundation
 Produced in: United States

TANX!

Chris McNevins
Acquisitions Coordinator
University of Connecticut
Homer Babbidge Library
Collections Services
Acquisitions-Financial Services-Statistics Team
369 Fairfield Way Unit 2005AM
Storrs, CT 06269-2005
ph: 860-486-3842
fax: 860-486-6493

 

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