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Jimmy Murakami-Non Alien (film)

Documentary film about the expatriate Nisei artist and animator Jimmy T. Murakami, focusing on his and his family's wartime incarceration at Tule Lake and his return to Tule Lake as part of the 2009 pilgrimage . The film mixes live action footage set in the film's present with animated segments recalling the eight-year-old Jimmy's experiences in camp and also notes his formative years, his Hollywood career, and his life as an expatriate in Ireland. The film was produced in Ireland by Loop Line Film and directed by Sé Merry Doyle. It has screened in numerous film festivals in both Europe and the United States.

Authored by Brian Niiya , Densho

Might also like The Cats of Mirikitani (2006); Shinkichi Tajiri: A Friendship Knot for Bruyeres (1995); Harsh Canvas: The Art and Life of Henry Sugimoto (2001)

For More Information-

Loop Line Films webside: .

Doyle, Sé Merry. " The Making of the Documentary 'Jimmy Murakami—Non Alien.' " Merry Dance blog.

Media Details
Release Date 2010
Runtime 90 minutes
Director Sé Merry Doyle
Producer Martina Durac
Cinematography Paddy Jordan
Studio Loop Line Film