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Series: Film Screenings

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

Reservations are recommended for most programs (RSVPs not needed for Family Festivals). Some programs may have separate reservation contacts. Please check program description. Please RSVP at least 48 hours in advance by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the total in your party.

For all classes, workshops, and food tours, pre-payment is required to hold your space. Please call 213.625.0414 or purchase tickets online using the links below. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

 

Friday, January 30, 2015
7:00 PM

Hatsumi: One Grandmother’s Journey through the Japanese Canadian Internment

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FREE

Director Chris Hope, a member of JANM’s Board of Governors, takes his grandmother, Nancy Hatsumi Okura, to visit the sites in Canada where she was incarcerated during World War II.

The story comes to life in vivid detail as the two discuss Okura’s wartime experiences for the first time. The film follows Hope and Okura across Canada and, unexpectedly, around the world.

Read an interview with director Chris Hope on DiscoverNikkei.org.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
2:00 PM

Reiko's Hina Dolls

Based on the true story of a Canadian woman who kept a collection of Japanese dolls safe with her throughout her World War II incarceration.

Free with general museum admission.

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