DVD The Legacy of Heart Mountain
The Legacy of Heart Mountain is a 2014 documentary produced by David Ono and Jeff MacIntyre. The film explores the internment of Japanese Americans at the Heart Mountain internment camp in Cody, WY.
The Heart Mountain War Relocation Center, named after nearby Heart Mountain and located outside of Cody, Wyoming, was one of ten concentration camps used to incarcerate Japanese Americans during World War II. Imprisoned solely for their heritage, the film explores life behind barb wire for over 10,000 Japanese Americans. The documentary features interviews from internees and their family members.
The Legacy of Heart Mountain has won four Emmy Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards and a Unity Award.