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Series: Film Screenings

All programs are free for JANM members and free with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs; you may use the links below. You may also RSVP by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours in advance. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the number of people in your party. (RSVPs are not accepted for Family Festivals). For all ticketed events (classes, workshops, food tours, etc.), pre-payment is required to hold your space. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

 

Saturday, May 14, 2016
2:00 PM

Film Screening—Toyo Miyatake: Infinite Shades of Gray

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FREE

A screening of the award-winning film by JANM’s own Watase Media Arts Center about renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake. Miyatake’s thriving practice as a Little Tokyo–based portrait and art photographer was put on pause when he was incarcerated during World War II. However, smuggling a lens and film holder into camp, Miyatake made history by becoming one of the first to photograph the Japanese American concentration camp experience from the inside. Introduced by Making Waves curator Dennis Reed.

This film is available at the JANM Store.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
2:00 PM

Film Screening and Panel Discussion—Sleeping on Potatoes: A Lumpy Adventure from Manzanar to the Corporate Tower

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A short documentary about the life and unique philosophy of Dr. Kaworu Carl Nomura, a brilliant Nisei physicist, is followed by a discussion with daughter Teri Nomura and nephew Art Nomura

Free with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

Co-sponsored by the Port Townsend Film Festival.

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