Artistic Interpretations Short Program Discussion
- 43 mins
A post-film discussion with filmmakers LISA MAEDA, MIKA YATSUHASHI, NA OMI JUDY SHINTANI, SHARI ARAI DeBOER and YUKA MURAKAMI, moderated by JILL SHIRAKI.
The impact of art in capturing — and interpreting — the tragedy of the wartime incarceration is examined in this collection of vivid and thoughtful shorts. From a hopeful and imaginative animation, to an avant garde and rare glimpse into the East Coast Japanese American experience, to a spiritual journey by artistic descendants of the camps, and finally in giving voice to a noted artist and author, these shorts take the viewer on an artistic journey into history.