Stand Up for Justice Produced by John Esaki
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Ralph Lazo, a 17-year-old Mexican American high school student in Los Angeles, witnessed the trauma faced by his Japanese American friends and their families. Forced by the U.S. government to sell their belongings, they boarded buses and trains to destinations unknown. Ralph joined his friends on their journey to Manzanar, and his surprising and supportive act remains an inspiring story of loyalty and courage.
This long-awaited DVD includes the short film of Ralph Lazo's story plus added features: a 30-minute documentary, "The Making of Stand Up for Justice; English closed captions; Japanese and Spanish subtitles, and more bonus material.
Running time: 30 min.