Infinite Shades of Gray

Having smuggled a lens and film holder into one of America’s concentration camps during World War II, Toyo Miyatake was among the first to photograph this national disgrace. Yet it was his little-known artistic pursuits before the war that honed his discerning eye. Toyo Miyatake: Infinite Shades of Gray is a penetrating portrait of this photographer’s quest to capture the beauty and dignity of everyday life.

Directed by Robert Nakamura
Produced by Karen Ishizuka
28 minutes


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Read a 2016 interview with the filmmakers on Discover Nikkei. READ NOW

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