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Toyo Miyatake : infinite shades of gray

Author: Robert A Nakamura; Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Japanese American National Museum, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Having smuggled a lens and film holder into the Manzanar concentration camp during World War II, photographer Toyo Miyatake was the first to photograph them. Yet it was his little-known artistic pursuits before the war that honed his discerning eye. A penetrating portrait of his quest to capture the beauty and dignity of everyday life.
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Named Person: Toyo Miyatake; Tōyō Miyatake
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Nakamura; Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 51509291
Credits: Director, Robert A. Nakamura ; producer, Karen L. Ishizuka ; editor, Gail Yasunaga ; music composed by David Iwataki ; cinematography: John Esaki, Dean Hayasaka.
Awards: Grand jury award best documentary short, Florida Film Festival; CINE Gold Eagle.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Infinite shades of gray
Responsibility: a production of the Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

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Having smuggled a lens and film holder into the Manzanar concentration camp during World War II, photographer Toyo Miyatake was the first to photograph them. Yet it was his little-known artistic pursuits before the war that honed his discerning eye. A penetrating portrait of his quest to capture the beauty and dignity of everyday life.

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