Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust

  • Feature Film
  • 2022
  • 60 Mins

At the foot of the majestic snow-capped Sierras, Manzanar, the WWII concentration camp, becomes the confluence for memories of Payahuunadü, the now-parched “land of flowing water.” Intergenerational women from Native American, Japanese American and rancher communities form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles. A co-production of the Center for Asian American Media and Vision Maker Media. A co-presentation with the Center for Asian American Media.

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Film Credits

  • Ann Kaneko Director/Producer
  • Jin Yoo-Kim Producer
  • Tracy Rector Executive Producer