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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

OUT OF INFAMY: MICHI NISHIURA WEGLYN

Directed by Sharon Yamato and Nancy Kapitanoff
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 17 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE OUT OF INFAMY: MICHI NISHIURA WEGLYN

Out of Infamy is a portrait of the civil rights activist whose dynamic personality evolved—via incarceration during World War II in the Gila River, Arizona camp—from California-born farm girl to New York City sophisticate to the Rosa Parks of Japanese Americans.

About the Director(s)
Sharon Yamato is a freelance writer and author of Moving Walls: Preserving the Barracks of America's Concentration Camps and Jive Bomber: A Sentimental Journey. Nancy Kapitanoff wrote, produced, and directed the short documentary The Comet Model News and is editor of the Web sites www.cometmodelnews.com and www.golfloops.com.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2009
  • Length:
    17 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Sandra Oh
  • Director:
    Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato
  • Screenwriter:
    Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato
  • Producer:
    Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato
  • Editor:
    Warren Berkey, Walt Louie
  • Composer:
    Dave Iwataki
  • Sound Editor:
    Jon K. Oh

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