Release dateJuly 9, 1958 (1958-07-09) AwardsAcademy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject Similar moviesRelated Ben Sharpsteen movies
Ama Girls is a 1958 American short documentary film produced by Ben Sharpsteen. It won an Academy Award at the 31st Academy Awards in 1959 for Documentary Short Subject. It is also known as Japan Harvests the Sea. It depicts the lives of ama divers, Japanese women who dive for pearls.