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“A richly textured film… that resonates with issues we face today. ‘On Paper Wings’ documents the power of forgiveness and illuminates our common humanity.”

The Asian Reporter

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June 2019:  We have finished our latest film, Samurai in the Oregon Sky. This is a second story of post-WWII reconciliation that took place in Oregon.  Please check out our website for more info:  www.samuraiintheoregonsky.com

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“On Paper Wings” has screened at 19 festivals and won 7 awards. We’ve also had great screenings at the Japanese American National Museum, a broadcast debut on SOPTV, and many other screenings. You can watch the film now on our Watch page.  And check out some reviews below.

Lynn Redgrave (right) awards the Best Documentary prize to filmmaker Ilana Sol for "On Paper Wings" at the 2008 Kent Film Festival.

Press Coverage

Portland Mercury – “A beautiful film… A well-crafted story. You’d better bring a hanky.”

Seattle Weekly – “A panoramic portrait of civilians trapped on opposing sides of a conflict beyond their control.”

The Asian Reporter – “A richly textured film… that resonates with issues we face today. ‘On Paper Wings’ documents the power of forgiveness and illuminates our common humanity.”

Oregon Humanities Magazine – The Spring 2008 issue features a seven-page article about the making of “On Paper Wings.”

Portland Tribune – “Impressive documentary debut”

All Things Connecticut – Connecticut Public Broadcasting – Click here to view the story that Connecticut Public Broadcasting aired about the 2008 Kent Film Festival, featuring its screening of “On Paper Wings.”