April 10, Sunday 1:30PM
The 25th Annual Asian American Showcase Presents:
MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER BECOMES DUST at Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601).
From the majestic peaks of the snow-capped Sierras to the parched valley of Payahuunadü, “the land of flowing water,” Kaneko’s award-winning documentary poetically weaves together memories of intergenerational women. Native Americans, Japanese-American WWII incarcerees and environmentalists form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles. Chicago premiere.
Awards & Nominations
Winner - Best Documentary, San Diego Asian Film Festival
Official Selection - Milwaukee Film Festival, One Earth Film Festival, Big Sky Film Festival
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