FILMS

 

ABOUT MIN YASUI:

Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice by Holly Yasui and Will Doolittle, 2018.

Available on Vimeo for personal use: www.vimeo.com/ondemand/nevergiveup
For educational use, contact Kurt at info@oregonnikkei.org 

Selected quotes from the film.

Family Gathering, by Lise Yasui, Center for Asian American Media, 1988. 

Unfinished Business: The Japanese American Internment Cases, by Steven Okazaki, Farfallon Films, 1985. 

An Alien Place: The Story of the Fort Missoula Detention Camp by the Historical Museum of Fort Missoula, 2015 (Masuo Yasui was imprisoned at this camp). 

GENERAL:

The Orange Story, by Erika Street, Full Spectrum Features, 2016. An excellent digital multimedia project that includes film, photos and text documents. 
 

Conscience and the Constitution by Frank Abe, 2011. Focuses on the Heart Mountain draft resisters. 

Resistance at Tule Lake, by Konrad Adenaur, 2017. Focuses on the Japanese Americans who answered "no-no" on the so-called loyalty questionnaire, and were transferred to the segregation unit (Tule Lake) for so-called "disloyals."

A Flicker in Eternity, by Ann Kaneko and Sharon Yamato. Coming-of-age tale of a gifted teenager based on the diary and letters of Stanley Hayami, imprisoned in a Japanese American concentration camp and released to fight in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. 

Right of Passage by Janice Tanaka, 2014. Focuses on the redress movement and passage of the Civil LIberties Act of 1988 (redress bill). 

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