Honor and Sacrifice: The Roy Matsumoto Story (film)
|Title||Honor & Sacrifice: The Roy Matsumoto Story|
|Director||Lucy Ostrander; Don Sellers|
|Producer||Lucy Ostrander; Don Sellers|
|IMDB||Honor & Sacrifice: The Roy Matsumoto Story|
A 2013 documentary film about Japanese American Kibei war hero Roy Matsumoto and his family during World War II, as told through the eyes of his daughter Karen. A decorated linguist with the Military Intelligence Service who was a part of Merrill's Marauders, an American guerrilla unit in Burma, Matsumoto served even though his parents and sisters were living in Hiroshima and three of his Nisei brothers were ultimately conscripted into the Japanese army.
The film was produced by Stourwater Pictures in association with the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, with funding from the Washington Civil Liberties Public Education Program and the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program. Honor & Sacrifice was the winner of the 2013 Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary Short and Best Documentary at the 2013 Port Townsend Film Festival.
For More Information
Honor & Sacrifice official website: http://honordoc.com/film.html.
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community website: http://www.bijac.org/index.php?p=EducationFilm_HonorandSacrifice.
McFadden, Christine. "WWII Veteran Roy Matsumoto Reveals War Secrets of Honor, Sacrifice." Pacific Citizen, May 20, 2011.
Stourwater Pictures website: http://stourwater.com/films/honor-sacrifice/.