Log in
  • Home
  • Saving 10,000: film screening and discussion

Saving 10,000: film screening and discussion

  • 23 Jan 2014
  • 5:00 PM
  • MIT E51-345

The Japan Society of Boston, New England Japanese American Citizens League, and MIT-Japan Program presents:

"Saving 10,000"

Film screening and discussion
In a war on suicide, who is the enemy? ‘Saving 10,000’ is the story of an Irishman’s personal passion to uncover the true causes of the high suicide rate in Japan. The disturbing findings include the Japanese media’s perverse love affair with suicide, a variety of cruel and predatory economic pressures and an outdated and failing mental health care system. With the help of front-line experts and ordinary Japanese, many touched by the horror of suicide, the movie delivers practical proposals on how Japan can win a war on suicide.

Thursday, January 23, 2014
5:00 Doors Open
5:30 Film Starts
6:30 Q&A/Discussion
MIT E51-345

Free and open to the public

Carl Kay, Director of the Japan Society Boston

Dr. Daisuke Fujisawa, Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor/Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine; Visiting Researcher, Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Xiaolu Hsi, Psychologist, Neuropsychology, Mental Health and Counseling Services, MIT Medical

Dr. Simon Lejeune, Psychiatrist and Associate Chief, Mental Health and Counseling Services, MIT Medical

Dr. Tom Blackwood, Sociologist and Program Manager, MIT-Japan Program

Contact: Tom Blackwood,


   Login  About Donate  My Profile Join Us

© 2021 Japan Society of Boston, Inc  |  50 Milk Street 16F, Boston, MA 02109  |  617-514-7345  | Info@JapanSocietyBoston.org