Tag Archives: Paul Johanessen

Ishinomaki Update #4

“And the battles continue in Ishinomaki. I contacted Fujita san and Yamakami san about a group that has 10,000 Cherry tree saplings to donate. They both went to the Ishinomaki government to get approval. Yamakami san was told, “This is …
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LKG's Ishinomaki donation at work

The contribution made by Lesley Kehoe Galleries in conjunction with Significant Women’s Network, friends, clients and colleagues is having a significant impact. In response to a direct request from a group of local mothers for a safe place for their …
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Ishinomaki to Venice Film Festival

Then & Now by Australian filmmaker Paul Johanessen,┬áis the short film that introduced us to the situation in Ishinomaki. The stories shared by the people featured were the inspiration for our fund-raising efforts. The film is a semi-finalist in the …
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Ishinomaki Update #3 - Impressions of Ishinomaki

Cherry blossoms are not the only signs of new life in Ishinomaki. The formidable strength of the human spirit is evident in small corners of Ishinomaki as residents struggle to restore some sense of hope for the future. Camouflaged by …
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