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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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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
Film Screening and Q&A: Saving Face
A Manhattan surgeon faces pressure from her mother to find a nice man and settle down. What the mother doesn’t realize is that her daughter is gay. The film looks at the surgeon’s struggle to find balance between career, romance, and family expectations.
Following the screening, there will be a Q&A moderated by Angry Asian Man (Phil Yu) with director Alice Wu, producer Teddy Zee, and cast including Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen, and Brian Yang.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., screening at 7 p.m., Q&A at 8:45 p.m. Reception with cash bar to follow, at Far Bar, 347 E. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
$8 JANM and VC members, $10 non-members, $14 at the door.
Hello Kitty Vintage Film Festival
Enjoy rarely-screened gems from the Sanrio vaults, including Nutcracker Fantasy, a 1979 stop-motion animated film, and Hello Kitty animations from the 1970s and ’80s.
$8 members, $10 non-members.