DisOrient 2018 Sakada Series/Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii
The Sakada Series (2017) Short Documentary - 35 min. - English USA
Directed by Maribel Apuya
The Sakada Series (35min) is a series of three short films that captures the personal stories, struggles and successes of the Sakadas and of the Filipino-American second-generation in Hawaii, within a cultural and historical context. Sakadas are Filipino contract workers who immigrated to Hawaii between 1906-1946 to work as laborers for Hawaiis sugar and pineapple plantations.
Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii (2017) Feature Documentary - 54:33 min English USA
Co-Directed and Co-Produced by Don Sellers and Lucy Ostrander
Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii tells the story of a Japanese American who played a crucial strategic role in World War II. He and his fellow Nisei from Hawaii combatted prejudice and discrimination to loyally serve their country. Their extraordinary service, mostly untold, ultimately changed the course of U.S. history.
Post-Screening Q&A with Director Maribel Apuya, Directors/Producers Don Sellers and Lucy Ostrander
UO Erb Memorial Union Redwood Theater (View)
The EMU is located 13th and University; Room 214
Eugene, OR 97403
|Minimum Age: 10|
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