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Rabbit in the Moon

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As part of the forced incarceration of at least 125,000 American citizens of Japanese descent in the United States during World War II, filmmaker Emiko Omori was held at the Poston American concentration camp at the border of California and Arizona. Fifty years later, Omori asked her family and other fellow former inmates to reflect on the personal and political consequences of the camps, rendering a poetic and illuminating picture of a deeply troubling chapter in American history. Followed by a Q&A with director Emiko Omori and producer Chizuko Omori. Presented in conjunction with Refashioning: CFGNY & Wataru Tominaga.

1999, Dir. Emiko Omori. DCP, color, 85 min.

Rabbit in the Moon Trailer
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