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PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

Linda Hattendorf has been working in the New York documentary community for more than a decade. Her editing work has aired on PBS, A&E, and The Sundance Channel as well as in theatrical venues and many festivals. She edited the award-winning documentary 7th Street, directed by Josh Pais; Julia Pimsleur's Brother Born Again; Christina Lundberg's On the Road Home: A Spiritual Journey Guided by Remarkable Women, Nancy Recant's Jin Shin Jyutsu, and Danny Schechter's In Debt We Trust. She was Associate Editor on Frontline's The Choice '96, and on Barbara Kopple's Bearing Witness; Contributing Editor on POV's American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawaii; a cameraperson on William Greaves' Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take 2 1/2 , and a researcher on the Ken Burns series The West. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and holds degrees in Literature, Art History, and Media Studies. This is her directorial debut.

PRODUCER

Masa Yoshikawa is a New York based producer, writer, and producer's representative with extensive film and television experience in the US and Japan. He has worked for many productions for Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) and NHK as well as for several American and Japanese feature films in various capacities such as Production Supervisor and Production Coordinator.

EDITOR

Keiko Deguchi came to New York from Japan in 1985 to study cinema at NYU. She has been working in film editing since 1987. Her documentary film credits include Gayle Ferraro's Anonymously Yours , Ganges: River to Heaven , and a PBS special Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise (Executive Producer Stanley Nelson.) Her narrative film credits include Patrick Stettner's The Business of Strangers, Tom DiCillo's The Real Blonde , Susan Seidelman's Boynton Beach Club, and Bette Gordon's Luminous Motion . Most recently she was an editor on Steven Shainberg's narrative feature Fur.

COMPOSER

Joel Goodman was acclaimed by the Hollywood Reporter as an "Indie Composer to Watch." His original composition credits include work on Oscar and Emmy Award winning films including To Be Alive! (Academy Award Winner); Sister Rose's Passion (2005 Academy Award Nomination); The Collector of Bedford Street (2004 Academy Award Nomination) and Children Underground (2002 Academy Award Nominination) for such producers as Disney, HBO, Good Machine, PBS, Maysles Films, Hybrid Films and Working Pictures. He has worked with Wong Kar-wei, Albert Maysles, Andrew Jarecki, Barbara Kopple, Susan Froemke, Stephen Ives, and Kevin Spacey. JoelGoodman.com

FULL CREDITS

Director
Linda Hattendorf

Producers
Masa Yoshikawa
Linda Hattendorf

Editors
Keiko Deguchi
Linda Hattendorf

Cinematography
Linda Hattendorf
Masa Yoshikawa

Music
Joel Goodman

Advisors
Deirdre Boyle
Ming Cheung
Holly Fisher
Lisette Marie Flanary
William Greaves
Tom Ikeda
Roger Shimomura
Charles Yuen

Post Production Supervisor
Douglas O'Connor / Z-Post

Archival Research
Chris Cliadakis
Sachio Nomura

Assistant Editors
Lucjan Gorczynski
Lisa Levy
Peter Szollosi

Production Assistant
Janima Nam

Still Photography
Machiko Kurita
Hiroko Masuike
Noriko Matsuda
Mikiko Matsuzaki
Bob Sacha
Reiko Takeda

Graphic Design
Charles Yuen

Online Editor
Larry Schmidt / Duart

Colorist
Bill Stokes / Duart

Sound Editor
Phillippe Desloovere / Sync Sound

Re-Recording Mixer
James Redding / Sync Sound

Voiceover Recording Engineers
James Redding / Sync Sound
Paul Vasquez / Track 9

Translation
Masa Yoshikawa

Accounting
Ed Benedetto
Dawn Bergen

Legal
Steven Schechter

Fiscal Sponsor
Cine Qua Non

Archives
ABC News - World News Tonight/Nightline
Al Jazeera Satellite Channel
The Bancroft Library, University Of California, Berkeley
CNN
Getty Images
Historic Films
The Japanese American Historical Society
Hirasaki National Resource Center
The Japanese American National Museum
The Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive
National Archives And Records Administration
The Newshour With Jim Lehrer,
Courtesy Of Macneil-Lehrer Productions
The Oakland Public Library
The Online Archive Of California
The Seabrook Educational And Cultural Center
Third Millenium Films, Inc.
The University Of Utah, Special Collections Department.,
J.Willard Marriott Library
The University Of Washington Libraries, Special Collections

Cry
Poem By Janice Mirikitani
From We The Dangerous
Courtesy Of Celestial Arts, Berkeley, California

Kitaguni-No Haru
Words By Haku Ide
Music By Minoru Endo
Courtesy Of Daiichi Music Publisher Co., Ltd.

Furusato
Words By Teiichi Okano
Music By Tatsuyuki Takano
Performed By JAA

Okuhida Bojo
Words And Music By Tetsuya Ryu
Courtesy Of Ryu Tetsuya Music Management, Ltd.

Featuring
Bob Bruck
Jess Espinosa
Richard Hill
Irene And Richard Hord
Sheila Merolla
Jimmy Mirikitani
Janice Mirikitani
Kazuko Nagai
Ernest Nagai
Reiko Nakayama
Sarah Nazimova-Baum
Gunthilda Perin
Maria Rivera
Sachi The Cat
Louis, Margarita and Alyssa Sandoval
Robert Sawyer
Julia Sear
Patricia Shiono
Roger Shimomura
Stinky The Cat
Jimi Yamaichi
Reverend Michael Yoshi

Very Special Thanks to
Village Care Of New York, The Tule Lake Pilgrimage Committee, and The Mirikitani Family for all your kindness and support.

Special Thanks
Zeny Abbariao
Konrad Aderer
Hatsumi Asaka
Yuka Azuma
The Baker Family
Victor Baker
Katherine Barnier
David Becker
Barbara Blackie
Dougie Bowne
Bruce Brennan
Pam Brennan
Peggy Brennan
Ruth And James Brown
The Canetti Family
Donna Cheng
Nicholas Chin
Wayne Collins Jr.
Densho
Maureen Dougherty
James Ehrlich
Bob Eisenhardt
Bronwyn Emmett
Mary Engel
Beth Epstein
Lisa Eschenback
Jo Face
John Patrick Fleming
Donna Weng Friedman
Isao Fujimoto
Asako Fujioka
Toti Funara
John Fuyuume
Aaron Gerow
Judith Gleason
Ezra Goldstein
Coco Gordon
Dina Guttman
Barbara Hammer
Azusa Hasegawa
Behrooz Hashemian
Christi Hatcher
Julie Yumi Hatta
Bruce Hattendorf
John Carl Hattendorf
Patricia Glasier Hattendorf
Rob Heinso
The Herb'fn Inn
The Hippie Gourmet
Yoshiharu Higa
Kyoko Hirano
Masato Hojo
Kosaku Horiwaki
Lina Hoshino
Fow Pyn Hou
Akiko Iimura
Satsuki Ina
Independent Feature Project
Alice Ito
The Japanese American Association
Japanese American Social Services Inc.
Laura And Van Johnson
Lauren And Adam Johnson
Diane Karp
Hiroshi Kashiwagi
Brenda Katz
Steve Kelley
Shingo Kimura
Marilyn Kincaid
Michael Knight
Knox Presbyterian Church
Isaac Kohn
Barbara Kopple
Reiko Kudo
Koichiro And Machiko Kurita
Madison Davis Lacy
Charles and Mayumi Emori Lane
Rosanna Lee
Joan Lence
Madeleine Lewis
Marion Lipschultz
Carol Lui
Reiko Makiuchi
Joellen Meckley
Alison Minami
Clifford Mirikitani
John Mirikitani
Helene Mirikitani
Ed Miyakawa
Stephanie Miyashiro
Michael Montes
Eve Morgenstern
Elaine Morikawa
Darlene Mukoda
Shin Mune
Reverend T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki
Vivian Nesbitt
New York Buddhist Church
Nikkei For Civil Rights And Redress
Michiyo Noda
Kristen Nutile
Jeanne O'brien-Ebiri
Kay Ochi
Chizu Omori
Seiko Ono
Jacob Okada
Shinji Otake
Eliza Paley
Don Palmer
Partnership For The Homeless
Christine Noriko Paschild
Peter's Place
Virginia Poundstone
Gary Pozner
Prince Street Copy Center
Nancy And Will Recant
Ricco Maresca Gallery
Rose Rosenblatt
Margot Roth
Michiko Sato
Wendy Sax
Barbara and Justin Schnoor
The Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center
Ruth Sergel
Pia Shah
Stan Shikuma
Toby Shimin
Hiroshi Shimizu
Toshiko Shiozaki
Kayo Shoji
Kathryn Smith
Nalda Smith
Shirley Smith
Carolyn Steinberg
Marie Suzuki
Maritoni Tabora
Kenji Taguma
Keiichiro Tajiri
Barbara Takei
George Takei
Tsuyoshi Takemori
Mitsue Tamura
Masako Tanaka
Claudia Teller
Jean Tsien
The Village At 46 & 10
The Village Adult Day Health Center
Cecil Williams
Kazuyuki Yano
Tom York
Daisuke Yoshida
Kazuko Yoshikawa
Helen Yum
George and Kimi Yuzawa
Tracy Zungola

Major Funding was provided by
The Corporation For Public Broadcasting
The Japan Foundation
The Individual Artists Program of
The New York State Council On The Arts, a state agency

Additional Funding was provided by
Edythe Carleton
Brian Hamasaki
Gay Block and Malka Drucker
The Santa Fe Art Institute
The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation

Outreach Funding was provided by
John Mirikitani

Executive Producer for ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

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