Director, Camera, Editor, Writer: James T. Hong

Year of Production: 2006-2007

Production format: DVCPRO HD

Language: English

Length: 27.5 minutes

Synopsis: 731: Two Versions of Hell is both a documentary about Japan's World War Two biological weapons facility, Unit 731, and a demonstration of the power of historical revisionism.

Review (in Portuguese)
Review (in German)

Distributed in USA by Filmakers Library, New York

Distributed in Europe by Light Cone, Paris

Online at Doc-Air, Prague

Selected screenings:

Tel Aviv International Documentary Festival
March, 2007,
Tel Aviv, Israel

Other Cinema
Artist's Television Access
San Francisco, California
April, 2007

The Ann Arbor Film Festival
Michigan, March, 2007

Indielisboa 2007
Lisbon, Portugal, April, 2007

European Media Art Festival
Osnabrueck, Germany, April, 2007

Busan Asian Short Film Festival
Busan, South Korea, May, 2007

SCOPE International Art Fair,
Basel, Switzerland, June, 2007

Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival
Portugal, July, 2007

Notthatbalai Art Festival
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August, 2007

Chicago Underground Film Festival
August, 2007

Split Film Festival
Croatia, September, 2007

Antimatter Underground Film Festival
Canada, September, 2007

International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava
Czech Republic, October, 2007
--Best World Documentary Award--

Microwave International Media Arts Festival
Hong Kong, November, 2007

Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
Germany, November, 2007

International Film Festival Rotterdam
January, 2008

OVNI - Observatori Vídeo No Identificat
Arxius de l'Observatori
Exodus: The Margins of Empire
Barcelona, Spain, 2008

Le Cinéma Oblò
Lausanne, Switzerland, 2008

Festival Signes de Nuit
Paris, France, 2008

Lens Politica
Helsinki, Finland, 2007

Flaherty Film Seminar
Colgate College, New York, June 2008

Amakula Kampala Film Festival
Uganda, Africa, 2008


Czech Television