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  • Know Your Enemy – Japan

    Know Your Enemy – Japan

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. A WWII U.S. War Department orientation film using racist, anti-Japanese propaganda techniques. The film gives a brief history of Japan, and an overview of Japanese social, military, and political culture, with the ultimate goal of explaining that the whole  Japanese culture is designed to create soldiers bent on world domination. It uses typical War Department technique of narration over newsreel and stock footage, and dramatic re-enactments. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0307

    Image Union, episode 0307

    Image Union episode from September 1980 featuring: “Right to Strike” by Ramazan Ajdini and Jean de Segonzac, a documentary about the 1980 Chicago firemen’s strike; and “Double Think” by Janice Tanaka, an experimental film about Japanese internment during World War II. Continue reading

 
 
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