List of documentary films about the Japanese American internment

This is a list of documentary films about the Japanese American internment.

  • 442: For the Future (1997) – Patricia Kinaga[1]
  • 442: Live with Honor, Die with Dignity (2010) – Junichi Suzuki[2][3]
  • After Silence: Civil Rights and the Japanese American Experience (2003) – Louis Shelton[4]
  • All We Could Carry (2011) – Steven Okazaki[5]
  • America at Its Best: Legacy of Two Nisei Patriots (2001) – Vince Matsuidaira, Nisei Veterans Committee of Seattle[6]
  • The Art of Gaman: The Story Behind the Objects (2010) – Rick Quan[7]
  • Beyond Barbed Wire (1997) – Steve Rosen, Terri DeBono[8]
  • Camp Amache: The Story of an American Tragedy (2007) – Don and Sandy Dexter[9]
  • The Cats of Mirikitani (2006) – Linda Hattendorf
  • Caught in Between: What to Call Home in Times of War (2004) – Lina Hoshino[10]
  • A Challenge to Democracy (1943)
  • Children of the Camps (1999)[11]
  • Citizen Tanouye (2005) – Robert Horsting, Craig Yahata[12]
  • The Color of Honor: The Japanese American Soldier in WWII (1987) – Loni Ding[13]
  • Conscience and the Constitution (2000) – Frank Abe[14]
  • Days of Waiting (1990) – Steven Okazaki
  • Dear Miss Breed (2000) – Veronica Ko[15]
  • Democracy Under Pressure: Japanese Americans and World War II (2000) – Jeffrey S. Betts[16]
  • A Divided Community (2012) Momo Yashima[17]
  • "Double Solitaire" (1997) – Corey Ohama
  • Emi (1979) – Frank Nesbitt, Michael Toshiyuki Ono[18]
  • Encounter with the Past: American Japanese Internment in World War II (1980) – Tak Shindo[19]
  • Enemy Alien (2011) – Konrad Aderer[20]
  • The Empty Chair (2014) – Greg Chaney[21]
  • Family Gathering (1988)
  • Farewell to Manzanar (1973)
  • A Flicker in Eternity (2013) – Ann Kaneko, Sharon Yamato[22]
  • Forced Out: Internment and the Enduring Damage to California Cities and Towns (2003) – KVIE[23]
  • Forsaken Fields (2001) – Midori Sperandeo[24]
  • From a Silk Cocoon (2006) – Satsuki Ina[25]
  • Fumiko Hayashida: The Woman Behind the Symbol (2009) – Lucy Ostrander[26]
  • Furusato: The Lost Village of Terminal Island (2005) – David Meltzer[27]
  • Gila River and Mama: The Ruth Mix Story (2011) – Claire Mix[28]
  • Guilty by Reason of Race (1972) – NBC[29]
  • Heart Mountain: Three Years in an Internment Camp (1994) – Dianne Fukami[30]
  • Hidden Internment: The Art Shibayama Story (2004) – Casey Peek, Irum Shiekh[31]
  • History and Memory: For Akiko and Takashige (1992) – Rea Tajiri
  • The Idaho Homefront: Of Camps and Combat (2007) – Jim Peck[32]
  • In Time Of War (2004) – Andrea Palpant
  • Interactions (2000) – Justin Lin[33]
  • Japanese Relocation (1942) – Office of War Information
  • Jimmy Murakami—Enemy Alien (2010) – Sé Merry Doyle
  • Justice Betrayed (1992) – Gordon Lee, Honolulu JACL
  • The Legacy of Heart Mountain (2014) – David Ono and Jeff MacIntyre
  • Life Interrupted: Reunion and Remembrance in Arkansas (2006) – Japanese American National Museum
  • Manzanar (1972) – Robert A. Nakamura
  • Manzanar Fishing Club (2012) – Cory Shiozaki
  • Meeting at Tule Lake (1994) – Scott T. Tsuchitani
  • Most Honorable Son (2007) – Bill Kubota
  • The Music Man of Manzanar (2005) – Brian T. Maeda
  • Nebraska's Nisei (1998) – University of Nebraska
  • The Nisei: The Pride and the Shame (1965) – CBS
  • Nisei Soldier: Standard Bearer for an Exiled People (1983) – Loni Ding
  • Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (2000) – Eric Paul Fournier
  • Passing Poston (2008) – Joe Fox
  • A Personal Matter: Gordon Hirabayashi vs. the United States (1992) John de Graaf
  • Pilgrimage (2006) – Tad Nakamura
  • Prejudice and Patriotism: Americans of Japanese Ancestry in the Military Intelligence Service of WWII (1998)
  • Prisoners and Patriots: The Untold Story of Japanese Internment in Santa Fe (2011) – Neil H. Simon
  • Rabbit in the Moon (1999) – Emiko Omori
  • Relocation, Arkansas (2015) – Vivienne Schiffer[34]
  • Remembering Manzanar (2004) – National Park Service
  • Rescued By Fate (2014) – Christopher H.K. Lee
  • Return to the Valley: Japanese American Experience After WWII (2003) – Scott Gracheff
  • Searchlight Serenade (2012) – Claire Reynolds
  • The Silent Glory (2000) – Zed Merrill
  • Something Strong Within (1994) – Japanese American National Museum
  • Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story (2004) – John Esaki
  • Take Me Home: A Child's Experience of Internment (2005) – David Tanner, Andrea Palpant
  • Tanforan: From Race Track to Assembly Center (1994) – Dianne Fukami
  • Time of Fear (2004) – Sue Williams
  • To Be Takei (2014)
  • Topaz (1945)
  • Topaz (1988) – KUED
  • Toyo's Camera: Japanese American History During WWII (2009) – Junichi Suzuki
  • Unfinished Business (1985) – Steven Okazaki
  • The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i (2012) – Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i
  • When You're Smiling: The Deadly Legacy of Internment (1999) – Janice D. Tanaka
  • Winter in My Soul (1986) – Bob Nellis, KTWO
  • Without Due Process: A Documentary about America's Concentration Camps (2001) – Brian Beanblossom
  • Valor With Honor (2008) – Burt Takeuchi
  • Visible Target (1985) – Cris Anderson, John de Graaf
  • Yankee Samurai (1985) – Katriel Schory

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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