Manzanar Muslim Pilgrimage| 12mins
Director: CAIR | Producer: CAIR
Focus Years: 2008 | Country: United States
In 2008, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles Area organized a group of over 100 Southern California Muslims to attend the 39th Annual Pilgrimage to Manzanar, a former internment camp where more than 10,000 innocent Japanese American men, women and children were held during World War II. The documentary highlights the Muslimsâ€™ visit to Manzanar, and the friendships that subsequently formed between members of the Japanese American and Muslim American communities.