Days of Waiting
By Steven Okazaki
Days of Waiting¬†is a poignant documentary about an extraordinary woman, artist Estelle Ishigo, one of the few Caucasians to be interned with 110,000 Japanese Americans in 1942.¬† During her internment, Estelle recorded the rigors and deprivations of camp life with unusual insight, her sketches and watercolors forming a moving portrait of the lives of the internees, the struggle to keep their health, dignity and hope alive. ¬†
Running Time: 28 mins.
ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: ¬†Best Documentary Short Subject (1990)