“Hatsumi: One Grandmother’s Journey Through the Japanese Canadian Internment”

  • 2012
  • 55 mins

“Hatsumi: One Grandmother’s Journey Through the Japanese Canadian Internment” (2012, 55 min.) by Chris Hope. The journey of discovery for Nancy Okura and her grandson as they travel through the locations of the Japanese Canadian incarceration, and she tells the story of her experience for the first time. Her story comes to life in vivid detail, leading grandmother and grandson through the Japanese Canadian incarceration, across Canada and, unexpectedly, around the world.

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