Based on a true story, Stand Up for Justice is a short dramatic film about Ralph Lazo, a young Latino American teenager from Los Angeles who voluntarily went to Manzanar concentration camp. Nisei friends remember him as one who stood faithfully with his Japanese American friends in their most difficult time. Ralph Lazo was also one of the first to support the movement to seek redress for surviving internees.

Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story

Stand Up for Justice is a 30-minute drama, which explores the enduring values of friendship and loyalty between Ralph, a sixteen-year-old student at Belmont High School and his Japanese American Nisei friends. Running time 30 min.

Written and directed by John Esaki.

Original Musical Composition by Quetzal Flores.

Services provided:

  • Musical Composition

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