The filmmaker’s approach to “Operation Popcorn” – An interview with David Grabias

Operation Popcorn

The Hmong people of Laos were our allies in the Vietnam War; with over 200,000 forced to flee and settle in California as refugees….

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Uncommon Courage

Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties tells the story of the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) during World War II and the Occupation of Japan….

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The First Battle

THE FIRST BATTLE is about a previously untold struggle for freedom, equality and full citizenship in America. This struggle was waged unconventionally behind the…

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Passing Poston

During World War II, almost 120,000 Japanese-Americans were forcibly relocated and spent the war years in one of ten internment camps located in remote…

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Shonenko

SHONENKO reveals the untold stories of Taiwanese child laborers (Shonenko), from 12 to 14-years-old, who manufactured fighter planes in the Japanese naval arsenals during…

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Pilgrimage

Two young Japanese Americans set out to find an obscure place called Manzanar in the California desert, in 1969. This was one of ten…

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The Cats of Mirikitani

“Make art not war” is Jimmy Mirikitani’s motto. This 80-year-old Japanese American artist was born in Sacramento and raised in Hiroshima, but by 2001…

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The Last Ghost of War

At Tu Du Hospital in Saigon, babies in a special unit have enlarged heads or are missing limbs. Nguyen Thuy Linh, a lovely 12-year-old…

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Out of the Poison Tree

The antidote is truth. On the eve of the long-awaited Khmer Rouge trial, an American survivor of the genocide returns to Cambodia hoping to…

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The Mushroom Club

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki journeys to Hiroshima, 25 years after his first trip and 60 years after the devastating atomic bomb drop. He…

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Sentenced Home

Like many young Cambodian Americans who arrived in the U.S. as refugees in the ’80s, Loeun Lun, Many Uch and Kim Ho Ma hoped…

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