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“A Flicker in Eternity”

  • 2012
  • 25 mins

“A Flicker in Eternity” (2012, 25 min.) by Ann Kaneko, Sharon Yamato. A coming-of-age tale of Stanley Hayami, a talented young teenager caught between his dream of becoming a writer/artist and his duty to his country. Based on Hayami’s own diary, this documentary is the firsthand account of a 15-year-old thrust into the turmoil of WWII. Through Hayami’s endearing cartoons and witty observations, this film chronicles his life behind barbed wire and as a soldier in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

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