DisOrient 2023

Namba: A Japanese American's Incarceration and Life of Resilience preceded by Honor, Recognition, and Respect - Virtual

Expired March 20, 2023 6:59 AM
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Armed with a 48-star American flag, a Santa Clara judge of Guamanian descent — inspired by Judge Roberta Hayashi, Fred Korematsu, and the injustice of the Japanese American Internment camps — embarks on a journey to honor those remaining survivors who were imprisoned during WWII for being of Japanese descent without due justice.

Director - George Wada

George Wada grew up in the JA community of Venice, CA and relocated to Vancouver, WA. for high school where he was a minority of one and a half. At CSULB, he had a choice to major in Radio/TV or engineering. He chose the steady income and continues to work in the Aerospace industry. He lives in the South Bay and is married to a long suffering wife of over 40 years with three grown sons. He also has three grandchildren that are learning to use the term Y’all in Texas. They are all happy as long as they are not featured in any of his films.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    10 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    George Wada
  • Producer
    Visual Communications
  • Cast
    Abraham Ferrer