“Then Becoming Now” (2019, 24 min.) by Emiko Omori. The journey of three men who went from prison inmates to social activists. Seventy-seven years ago Hiroshi “Shim” Shimizu, Kaz Naganuma, and Hiroshi Fukuda met as toddlers in the Crystal City detention camp.
What are the ongoing lessons to be learned from the wartime incarceration? For many Japanese Americans, it means taking a stand for others, and helping to ensure that such deprivation of civil liberties remains a relic of the past.