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Days of waiting the life and art of Estelle Ishigo

Documentary about artist Estelle Peck Ishigo, a Caucasian woman interned during World War II with her Japanese American husband at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyo. Vivid portrayal through her words and drawings and through photographs of the deprivations and humiliations of camp life, and the difficulties of readjustment at war's end.

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  • "Life and art of Estelle Ishigo"@en
  • "Life and art of Estelle Ishigo"
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  • "Documentary about artist Estelle Peck Ishigo, a Caucasian woman interned during World War II with her Japanese American husband at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyo. Vivid portrayal through her words and drawings and through photographs of the deprivations and humiliations of camp life, and the difficulties of readjustment at war's end."
  • "Documentary about artist Estelle Peck Ishigo, a Caucasian woman interned during World War II with her Japanese American husband at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyo. Vivid portrayal through her words and drawings and through photographs of the deprivations and humiliations of camp life, and the difficulties of readjustment at war's end."@en
  • "Documentary about artist Estelle Peck Ishigo, a Caucasian woman interned during World War II with her Japanese American husband at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming. Portrays through her words and drawings and through photographs, of the deprivations and humiliations of camp life, and the difficulties of readjustment at war's end."@en
  • "Documents the life of Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian woman interned with her Japanese-American husband first at the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and then at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming, during World War II."@en
  • "The moving story of Estelle Ishigo, one of the few Caucasians to be interned with 110,000 Japanese-Americans in 1942 is described by the filmmaker as 'truly an American tragedy'. Estelle recorded the deprivations of the camp in her sketches and watercolours. The film is a tribute to a spirit that refused to accept injustice and defeat despite Estelle's bitter childhood and the destruction of her life and that of her husband as a result of internment. Won 1990 Academy Award for 'best short subject documentary'"@en
  • "Poignant documentary about an extraordinary woman, artist Estelle Ishigo, one of the few Caucasians to be interned with 110,000 Japanese Americans in 1942. When internment came, Ishigo refused to be separated from her Japanese-American husband, and lived with him for four years behind barbed wire in the desolate Heart Mountain camp in Wyoming. During internment, the artist recorded the rigors of camp life with unusual insight, depicting the internees' struggle to keep dignity and hope alive."@en
  • "The story of artist Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian who was interned because she refused to be separated from her Japanese-American husband. She recorded 4 years of life behind barbed wire at the desolate Heart Mountain camp in Wyoming through crayon sketches and watercolors and wrote a novel. She died in deprivation."

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  • "Short films"
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  • "History"
  • "Biography"@en
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"
  • "Documentary films"@en
  • "Documentary films"
  • "Nonfiction films"

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