“THE CATS OF MIRIKITANI”, Linda Hattendorf, Director, March 18, 2007. Eighty-year old Jimmy Mirikitani, born in Sacramento, CA survives the trauma of WWII incarceration centers, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art when 9/11 threatens his life on the streets of New York City. The filmmaker brings him to her home and the two embark on a journey to confront his painful past. An intimate exploration of the lingering words of war and the healing power of friendship are the heart of this documentary.
Time of Remembrance 2007