82 minutes. Grade Level: 10 – 12, College, Adults. US Release Date: 2020

“The issues this film addresses could not be more timely and important.” Eric Schlosser,
journalist, author, “Command and Control”
THE VOW FROM HIROSHIMA is an intimate portrait of Setsuko Thurlow, a passionate, 85-
year-old survivor of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. Her moving story is told through the lens of
her growing friendship with a second generation survivor, Mitchie Takeuchi.
The film is a timely exploration of the global dangers of nuclear weapons and provides an
insider’s perspective as we see Setsuko campaign with ICAN (the International Campaign to
Abolish Nuclear Weapons). The culmination of Setsuko’s decades of activism is her acceptance
speech at the 2017 Nobel Peace Awards. 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of