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RV044

History And Memory

Tajiri, Rea. USA. 1991.

Title:
History And Memory
Alternate Title:
History And Memory: For Akiko and Takashige
Found on compilation title:
Reserve Alternative Cinema #2
Director:
Tajiri, Rea
Country:
USA
Year:
1991
Description:
1/2", VHS, NTSC.   reference copy.
Short.   32 minutes.   color and b/w.   sound.   fullscreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Documentary; Video Production
Notes:
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 |
Restriction on viewing / access:
For onsite reference viewing only.
Status:
IN