Toyo Miyatake: Infinite Shades of Gray (film)
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Documentary film on photographer Toyo Miyatake , directed by Robert A. Nakamura for the Japanese American National Museum in 2001. Toyo Miyatake: Infinite Shades of Gray traces Miyatake's various identities as Little Tokyo studio photographer of portraits, weddings, and other events before and after the war; prewar art photographer; and surreptitious chronicler of incarceration during World War II. The film is an expansion of Nakamura's earlier documentary on Miyatake, The Brighter Side of Dark: Toyo Miyatake, 1895–1979 . Among its awards are a CINE Gold Eagle and the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the Florida Film Festival; it was also an official selection of the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.
|Director||Robert A. Nakamura|
|Producer||Karen L. Ishizuka|
|Starring||Hirokazu Kosaka (interviewee), Archie Miyatake (interviewee), Karin Higa (interviewee), Yoshiko Sakurai (interviewee), Lily Okura (interviewee), Dennis Reed (interviewee), Harry Hayashida (interviewee)|
|Studio||Japanese American National Museum|
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Toyo Miyatake: Infinite Shades of Gray at Japanese American National Museum website. http://janmstore.com/230410.html .