Series: Film Screenings
All programs are free for Museum members and free with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.
Advanced reservations are recommended for most programs as seating/space may be limited. Some programs may have separate reservation contacts. Please check program description. When making a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Include the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the total in your party.
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The Karate Kid 30th Anniversary Celebration
6 p.m.: Reception with Light Refreshments
7 p.m.: Screening
9 p.m.: Panel Discussion
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of this beloved film, featuring Pat Morita as the impeccable Mr. Miyagi. Screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Jared Cowan with actor Ralph Macchio; director John Avildsen; and Pat Morita’s daughter, Aly Morita. Q&A to follow.
Free for members, $10 non-members purchased in advance. $12 non-members at the door, cash only.
Official Airline of the Japanese American National Museum
Ch*nk, Dir. Stanley Yung
To celebrate Halloween, JANM will screen Ch*nk, the first feature film about an Asian American serial killer.
The film was written and produced by JANM Vice President of Programs Koji Steven Sakai. A Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the screening.
Double Feature: Great Japanese Americans
In appreciation of Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc.’s commitment to telling the Japanese American story, JANM will screen two of their documentaries:
11 a.m.: Journey to Washington: On the Trail of Senator Daniel Inouye
2 p.m.: Scott Fujita: The Man Behind the Name