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1. White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

86 min | Documentary

8.4
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As global tensions rise, the unthinkable threat of nuclear war has become very real--and very frightening. Through the powerful recollections of the survivors of the atomic bombs that ... See full summary »

Writer: Steven Okazaki | Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson

Votes: 1,359

2. Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia (2010)

57 min | Documentary

8.3
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Why do we see so many severely mentally ill people on the street off treatment? Delaney has seen her paranoid schizophrenic father in this state and for 10 years hid from him. Unlisted ... See full summary »

Writer: Delaney Ruston | Director: Delaney Ruston

Votes: 13

3. Crumb (1994)

R | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.0
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93 Metascore

An intimate portrait of the controversial cartoonist and his traumatized family.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky, Charles Crumb, Maxon Crumb

Votes: 14,072 | Gross: $3.17M

4. Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street (2000)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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This documentary follows the lives of a number of heroin addicts in the U.S.A. It shows their heroin life stories.

Director: Steven Okazaki | Star: Malice McMunn

Votes: 782

5. The Conscience of Nhem En (2008)

34 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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An intimate look at Cambodia 30 years after the end of the Khmer Rouge's reign.

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Nhem En, Chim Math, Bou Meng, Chum Mey

Votes: 33

6. Dogtown Redemption (2015)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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A surprising number of Americans make their living off America's vast rivers of trash. These are America's unseen. Dogtown Redemption tells the story of one river, and the humanity of its ... See full summary »

Writer: Amir Soltani | Directors: Amir Soltani, Chihiro Wimbush | Stars: Landon Goodwin, Hayok Kay, Jason Witt

Votes: 24

7. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: The Kill Team (2015)

Documentary

7.8
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A young man with integrity and honor enlists in the army, but is horrified by what he actually signed up for.

Writers: Janet Patterson, Lois Vossen | Director: Dan Krauss | Star: Safiya Fredericks

Votes: 5

8. Something Better to Come (2014)

98 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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74 Metascore

Ten-year-old Yula has but one dream - to lead a normal life. For 14 years, Hanna Polak follows Yula as she grows up in the forbidden territory of Svalka, the garbage dump located 13 miles from the Kremlin in Putin's Russia.

Writer: Hanna Polak | Director: Hanna Polak | Stars: Yula, Hanna Polak

Votes: 309

9. Toyo's Camera (2009)

Documentary

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Director: Junichi Suzuki | Stars: Toyo Miyatake, George Takei, George Aratani, Tetsu Asato

Votes: 7

10. Days of Waiting (1991)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.5
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The story of Estelle Ishigo, one of the few Caucasians interned with Japanese Americans during World War II. The wife of a Japanese American, Ishigo refused to be separated from her husband... See full summary »

Writer: Estelle Peck Ishigo | Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Estelle Peck Ishigo, Lynn O'Donnell, Dorothy Stroup

Votes: 33

11. Rehab (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | Documentary

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Camp Recovery, located in the coastal town of Santa Cruz, Cal., features a mix of new and long-term addicts, most of whom stay for 30 days (the maximum allowed by most insurance companies).... See full summary »

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Ally, Anitra, Brandi, Brannon

Votes: 37

12. Heroin: Cape Cod, USA (2015 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary examining the impact heroin has had on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, following the stories of eight people who are all in their twenties as they battle with their addiction.

Director: Steven Okazaki

Votes: 182

13. America Undercover (1986– )

TV-MA | Documentary

7.1
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A series that features original and previously released documentaries which look at contemporary issues with strong social relevance.

Stars: Lee Grant, Oliver Stone, Lawrence Pressman, Richard Kuklinski

Votes: 190

14. Facing Fear (2013)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

7.1
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The worlds of a former neo-Nazi and the gay victim of his senseless hate crime attack collide by chance 25 years after the incident that dramatically shaped both of their lives. They ... See full summary »

Writer: Jason Cohen | Director: Jason Cohen

Votes: 101

15. The Mushroom Club (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Keiji Nakazawa, Toshiko Saiki

Votes: 30

16. The Lisa Theory (1994)

80 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Writer: Steven Okazaki | Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Devon Morf, Honey O. Yates, Avel Sosa II, Jimbo Matison

Votes: 13

17. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Dogtown Redemption (2016)

Documentary

6.8
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Directors: Amir Soltani, Chihiro Wimbush | Stars: Landon Goodwin, Hayok Kay, Jason Witt

Votes: 6

18. Living on Tokyo Time (1987)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.

Writers: John McCormick, Steven Okazaki | Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Minako Ohashi, Ken Nakagawa, Mitzi Abe, Bill Bonham

Votes: 140 | Gross: $0.29M

19. Unfinished Business (1986)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, History, War

6.4
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Spring, 1942: F.D.R. signs executive order 9066, and more than 110,000 Japanese Americans, most of them U.S. citizens, are sent to internment camps. Three young men - Min Yasui, an attorney... See full summary »

Writers: Laura Ide, Jane Kaihatsu, Steven Okazaki, Kei Yokomizo | Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Amy Hill, Gordon Hirabayashi, Fred Korematsu, Min Yasui

Votes: 25

20. Kids of Survival (1996)

87 min | Documentary

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Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Carlos Rivera, Victor Llanos, Chris Hernandez, Rick Saviron

Votes: 9

21. The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Billy Crystal, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch, Robert Wuhl | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Danny Aiello, Ann-Margret, Anne Archer

Votes: 299

23. Approximately Nels Cline (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Taking a break from ultra serious documentaries, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki has joined forces with legendary Fantasy Studios to create an extraordinary film on the music... See full summary »

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Scott Amendola, Scott Amendola, Matthias Bossi, Nels Cline

Gross: $0.00M

24. Alone Together: Young Adults Living with HIV (1995)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Young adults talk about their HIV-positive condition.

Director: Steven Okazaki

25. Giap's Last Day at the Ironing Board Factory (2015)

26 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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In 1975, a seven-months pregnant Vietnamese refugee, Giap, escapes Saigon in a boat and, within weeks, finds herself working on an assembly line in Seymour, Indiana. 35 years later, her ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Nguyen, Steven Okazaki | Director: Tony Nguyen

26. Crushed: The Oxycontin Interviews (2010)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steven Okazaki

27. Troubled Paradise (1992)

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Director: Steven Okazaki