Zan is a Documentary directed by Richard Grehan. It follows Zan, the last of its subspecies of manitee called the “Dugong,” and the locals of Heneko and Oura Bays attempt to protect them. Threatening the species is that of the U.S Military and the construction of their military base.
The documentary highlights the importance of Okinawa’s sea life, and through the beautiful scenery, encourages audiences to be conscious about coexistence with the sea.

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  • 基地に揺れる辺野古、ジュゴンが暮らす海からのメッセージ。
  • Richard Grehan: Lift-Off Filmmaker Interview

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