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History And Memory
Tajiri, Rea. USA. 1991.
- History And Memory
- Alternate Title:
- History And Memory: For Akiko and Takashige
- Found on compilation title:
- Senso Daughters
- Tajiri, Rea
- 1/2", VHS, NTSC.   viewing copy.
Short.   32 minutes.   color and b/w.
- Documentary; Video Production
- Sound. On tape after SENSO DAUGHTERS.
This moving exploration of personal and cultural memory juxtaposes Hollywood images of Japanese Americans and World War II propaganda with stories from the videomaker’s family. Ruminating on the difficult nature of representing the past, the artist blends interviews, memorabilia, a pilgrimage to the camp where her mother was interned, and the story of her father, who had been drafted pre-Pearl Harbor and returned to find his family’s house removed from its site. [WMM website].
- Link to:
- FII catalog |