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Manzanar, Diverted:
When Water Becomes Dust

At the foot of the majestic snow-capped Sierras, Manzanar, the WWII concentration camp, becomes the confluence for memories of Payahuunadü, the now-parched “land of flowing water.” Intergenerational women from Native American, Japanese American and rancher communities form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles.

Below is the trailer for Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust. For access to the feature film, please sign up via the form.

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Ann Kaneko: Director & Producer

Jin Yoo-Kim: Producer

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