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Title The cats of Mirikitani [videorecording] / produced by Lucid Dreaming, Inc. in association with the Independent Television Serivice (ITVS) and the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) ; director, Linda Hattendorf ; producers, Masa Yoshikawa, Linda Hattendorf.
Published [New York] : Arthouse Films : Distributed by New Video, c2009.
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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 74 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Cinematography, Linda Hattendorf, Masa Yoshikawa ; editors, Keiko Deguchi, Linda Hattendorf ; music, Joel Goodman.
Note Bonus features: Additional scenes: Interview with Professor Shimomura, Seattle family reunion, Meeting Janice Mirikitani, Jimmy's first solo exhibition, Return to Hiroshima ; gallery ; trailer.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
System Reqs DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby digital stereo.
Performer Featuring Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani.
Summary "Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a journey to confront Jimmy's painful past. An intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing powers of community and art ..."--Container.
Awards Winner, Audience Award, 2006 Paris Cinema International Film Festival ; Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Documentary Feature, 2007 VC FilmFest - Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival ; Winner, Audience Award, 2006 Tribeca Film Festival ; Winner, Best Feature Documentary, 2006 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.
Language In English with some dialogue accompanied by English subtitles.
Subject Mirikitani, Jimmy Tsutomu, 1920-2012.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Homeless men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Homeless persons as artists -- United States.
Art therapy -- New York (State) -- New York.
Japanese Americans -- Biography.
Tule Lake Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Personal narratives.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Psychological aspects.
Genre Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Related Names Hattendorf, Linda, Director, Film editor.
Yoshikawa, Masa, Producer.
Deguchi, Keiko, Film editor.
Goodman, Joel (Joel Scott) Composer.
Mirikitani, Jimmy Tsutomu, 1920-2012, Producer.
Lucid Dreaming (Firm)
Independent Television Service.
Center for Asian American Media.
Arthouse Films.
New Video Group.
Note Subtitle on container: Make art not war
ISBN 1422971147
9781422971147
Standard # 767685208557
Publisher # 003 Arthouse Films
NNVG208551 New Video
OCLC number 501967509