Desolate Dreams




Desolate Dreams is a dramatic short film by Kiyoka "Kex" Rhodes that touches on the Japanese-American incarceration and Black & Asian allyship. Set in 1942 downtown Los Angeles, the film follows an African-American journalist who advocates for justice alongside a Japanese-American family forced into Heart Mountain prison camp after President FDR issued Executive Order 9066, following the events of Pearl Harbor. Inspired by true events.

Starring: Deon Tillman and Brent Yoshida (nephew of Alan Nishio)
Genre: Drama, Period Piece, Historical Fiction.


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