“One-Two-One-Seven” (2016, 13 min.) by Brett Kodama. Sharon Shizuko Okazaki’s mother was killed by her father, who committed suicide in the Manzanar concentration camp, leading her to the Children’s Village orphanage.
Younger generations rediscover the struggle faced by those who came before them in this program of shorts exploring family history. By retracing their journeys, they gain a better appreciation of the power of storytelling.