And Then They Came for Us

Directed By: Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider

March 2, 2017 / Japanese English / 50 min

This account of the persecution and forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans during WWII uses photos by Dorothea Lange to show the human experience of racism and injustice drawing parallels with America’s current immigration crisis.

Dr. Brian Roberts lectured on this film on February 19, 2020.

For a preview of And They Came for Us, listen to the IC podcast “From the Booth” 3.9 Winter 2020.

For a discussion of And They Came for Us with IC directors, listen to the IC podcast “From the Booth” 3.12 Winter 2020.


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Screened Semesters:

  • 2020 Winter