Video from Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust
Directed by: Ann Kaneko
Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust
Ann Kaneko (Dir), 84 minutes, USA, WNY Premiere
From the majestic peaks of the snow-capped Sierras to the parched valley of Payahuunadü, “the land of flowing water,” Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust poetically weaves together memories of intergenerational women. Members of the Lone Pine Paiute Shoshone Nation, Japanese-American WWII incarcerees and environmentalists form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles.
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