And Then They Came for Us

And Then They Came for Us

And Then They Came for Us is a movie starring Mary Street Alinder, Satsuki Ina, and Paul Kitagaki. Demonstrates the importance of speaking up against any efforts to register or ban Muslims today. Knowing our history is the first...

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Running Time
40 minutes
History, Documentary
Mary Street Alinder, Paul Kitagaki, Satsuki Ina, Gary Okihiro
Abby Ginzberg, Abby Ginzberg, Ken Schneider
Abby Ginzberg
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about history «And Then They Came for Us» (30)

Nathan avatar

As members of the Trump administration have raised the specter of a Muslim registry and instituted a immigration ban against people from Muslim majority countries, they have cited the unconstitutional incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II as the precedent. As the documentary And Then They Came for Us demonstrates, the registration and incarceration of Japanese Americans was one of the worst violations of constitutional rights in American history. The U.S. government lied about the threat of espionage to justify the incarceration. Not a single person was ever convicted of espionage or treason. As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 which was signed by President Roosevelt on Feb. 19, 1942, the film documents through the use of photos taken by Dorothea Lange and others, the damage this order did to 120,000 people, two thirds of whom were American citizens. Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, And Then They Came for Us, demonstrates the importance of speaking up against any efforts to register or ban Muslims today. Knowing our history is the first step in making sure we do not repeat it. And Then They Came for Us is a cautionary tale for these dark times.

Alan avatar

This is Spell-Binding! A Marvelous Documentary Flick, that is solidly backed with a fantastic script, proficient direction & note-worthy performances. A Big Winner!

Beverly Cruz avatar
Beverly Cruz

I am a huge fan of Abby Ginzberg! 5 stars for this movie!!

John G. avatar
John G.

It was fan-tas-tic! I truly loved this movie! either if you like Documentary, just let your eyes feast on this masterpiece.

Harry Wells avatar
Harry Wells

A truly brilliant story, filmed in a truly brilliant fashion with truly brilliant acting by esp.

Louis avatar

I was pleasantly surprised, this actually turned out to be a great movie, action and humor.

Ann Carlson avatar
Ann Carlson

Such a great film. Well worth the watch.

Laura F. avatar
Laura F.

Gary Okihiro is excellent in the role, it is his best role in years! I like this movie so much and I would not even think to put a spoiler in my review but encourage everyone to see this on the big screen!!!!

Sharon Carter avatar
Sharon Carter

I absolutely love this movie! When you get the urge, watch this movie instead, it will be worth it!