The Films of Chris Tashima

The Films of Chris Tashima

2 Episodes

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The Films of Chris Tashima
  • Visas and Virtue

    Episode 1

    Academy Award winning "Visas and Virtue" is set in Europe, 1940. For thousands of Jews, a Japanese diplomat and his wife defy Tokyo and the Nazis, and offer visas, for life. Directed by and starring Chris Tashima.

  • Day of Independence

    Episode 2

    A young baseball player faces the tragic circumstances of the internment of 110,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Set in a relocation camp in 1943, Day of Independence chronicles a family torn apart by a forced, unjust incarceration, a father's decision that challenges his s...