Shinji Nishijima (Director)
Born in 1957. Graduated from Waseda University and joined RKB Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation in 1981. He served as a correspondent in Seoul, Korea, from 1991 to 1994. Until 2019, he belonged to the Production Division and produced numerous TV programs focusing on the war, such as “Kota Bharu: The Untold War” (2011) and “Foujita: Why did the artist paint the War” (2014). He directed his first documentary film “Aragai-Documenting Hayashi Eidai” in 2017. The protagonist is Mr. Eidai Hayashi, a writer who dedicated his career documenting about forced labor of Korean migrants in Japan. In 2019, he established a production company “Document Asia,” and made his second documentary film “Target”(2021).