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Toyo's camera : Japanese American history during WWII

Author: Jun'ichi SuzukiShinichiro OkanoGeorge TakeiKitarōToyo's Camera Film Partners (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : United Television Broadcasting Systems, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
While bringing cameras into internment camps was prohibited, one photographer smuggled in his own camera lens and built a camera to take photographs of life behind barbed wires in Manzanar War Relocation Center. That man was photographer Toyo Miyatake. Through an artistic medium, Miyatake captured the devastating conditions during WWII, when Japanese Americans could not belong to Japan or America.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Biography
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
War films
Named Person: Tōyō Miyatake; Tōyō Miyatake
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jun'ichi Suzuki; Shinichiro Okano; George Takei; Kitarō; Toyo's Camera Film Partners (Firm); United Television Broadcasting Systems.; Film Voice (Firm)
OCLC Number: 320962679
Language Note: In English and Japanese with subtitles and intertitles in English or Japanese.
Notes: Includes both the English and Japanese laguage versions.
Originally produced in 2008.
Special features: trailer; short animation, "Japanese-American history of racial discrimination."
Credits: Chief producer, Shigeto Terasaka ; music, Kitaro.
Performer(s): Narrator, George Takei.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, 16:9 aspect ratio; stereo.
Other Titles: Japanese-American history of racial discrimination.
Japanese American history during WWII
Responsibility: Toyo's Camera Film Partners present ; planned, written and directed by Junichi Suzuki ; producer, Shinichiro Okano ; produced by UTB + Film Voice.

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While bringing cameras into internment camps was prohibited, one photographer smuggled in his own camera lens and built a camera to take photographs of life behind barbed wires in Manzanar War Relocation Center. That man was photographer Toyo Miyatake. Through an artistic medium, Miyatake captured the devastating conditions during WWII, when Japanese Americans could not belong to Japan or America.

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