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When you're smiling

Author: Janice Tanaka; Joyce Nako; Linda Mabalot; Visual Communications, Inc.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Visual Communications, 1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive account of the resettlement of the Japanese American community after internment during WWII, told through the filmmakers own family's struggle during the harsh post-camp years. The community seemed to put their unjust incarceraton behind them but in reality, class, race, religion, stereotyping, lack of ethnic values, emotional and familial distance caused a serious identity crisis.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Tanaka; Joyce Nako; Linda Mabalot; Visual Communications, Inc.
OCLC Number: 43917058
Credits: Producer, director, writer, editor, Janice D. Tanaka ; camera, Mar Elepano.
Performer(s): Interviewers: Joyce Nako, Linda Mabalot.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: When you're smiling : the deadly legacy of internment
Conspiracy of silence in the Japanese American community
Deadly legacy of internment
Responsibility: Visual Communications presents a Janice D. Tanaka film.

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The first comprehensive account of the resettlement of the Japanese American community after internment during WWII, told through the filmmakers own family's struggle during the harsh post-camp years. The community seemed to put their unjust incarceraton behind them but in reality, class, race, religion, stereotyping, lack of ethnic values, emotional and familial distance caused a serious identity crisis.

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