Legacy of Resilience - The Japanese American community has been described as resilient, but resilience comes at a cost. Haunted by the events of World War II and the incarcerations of Japanese Americans, remarkable individuals in today’s generations consider the impact of their story on life today. Through a multigenerational lens, archival footage, and animation to fill in the picture, this documentary focuses on the people who are finding ways of moving forward and continuing to fight for social justice.
Honors & Awards:
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, UC Santa Cruz 2014
Sako Graduate Scholar, JACL-SC Watsonville 2013
Porter College Graduate Research Grant, UC Santa Cruz 2013
Florence French Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz 2013
Henry & Chiyo Kuwahara Scholar, JACL 2012
Activist of the Month, Asian Pacific Islander Equality, May 2012