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3.8
6 Ratings

History and Memory:For Akiko and Takashige

Directed by Rea Tajiri
United States, 1991
Documentary, Avant-Garde, Short

Synopsis

Groundbreaking and haunting, this film is a poetic composition of recorded history and non-recorded memory. Filmmaker Rea Tajiri’s family was among the 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans who were imprisoned in internment camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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History and Memory:For Akiko and Takashige Directed by Rea Tajiri

Awards & Festivals

San Francisco International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Special Jury Award (New Visions)

International Documentary Association

1992 | Winner: IDA Award