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Title Stand up for justice [videorecording] / a production of Visual Communications and Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress ; written and directed by John Esaki ; produced by Amy E. Kato.
Published [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Visual Communications, [2009]
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 Media - Instructional DVDs  13704    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (33 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Editing, Gail Yasunaga ; director of photography, Dean Hayasaka ; music, Dave Iwataki, Quetzal Flores.
Note Originally produced as a feature film in 2004.
Special features: "making of" featurette; Who was Ralph Lazo; producing organizations.
System Reqs DVD; letterboxed; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Cast Alexis Cruz, Chad Sakamoto, Brittany Ishibashi, Marcus Toji.
Summary "Tells the story of Ralph Lazo, a 17-year-old Mexican American student at Belmont High School in Los Angeles ... Soon after President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066, Ralph witnesses the pain and humiliation of his Japanese American friends and their families, forced to sell their belongings and "evacuate" to a concentration camp in a remote California desert. Against the backdrop of the chaotic days when armed soldiers ordered tens of thousands of Japanese Americans to board trains and buses to unknown destinations, Ralph's response remains a rare act of friendship, loyalty and principle in a time of crisis"--Container.
Language Chiefly in English, with some Spanish and Japanese; optional English captions and Japanese and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Lazo, Ralph, 1924-1992 -- Drama.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans -- Drama.
Genre Historical films.
Fiction films.
Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Esaki, John, Screenwriter, Director.
Kato, Amy E, Producer.
Cruz, Alexis, Actor.
Sakamoto, Chad, Actor.
Ishibashi, Brittany, 1980- Actor.
Toji, Marcus, 1984- Actor.
Visual Communications/Asian American Studies Central.
Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress.
OCLC number 756782365