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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, June 3, 2017
1:00 PM

Film Screening and Discussion—Unknown Warriors of World War II

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Join us for a screening of Unknown Warriors of World War II, a documentary film celebrating the patriotic legacy of the Japanese American soldiers of WWII, followed by a panel discussion moderated by director and producer David Ono, co-anchor of ABC7 Eyewitness News.

At 10 a.m., Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) presents their annual tribute ceremony, celebrating the 18th anniversary of the Go For Broke Monument. The ceremony will include a floral dedication and the Monument Opportunity Drawing. Come early to experience it all. Visit goforbroke.org for more information.

Free with JANM or GFBNEC admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

Presented in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center.

Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:00 PM

Outdoor Concert and Movie Night—Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

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FREE

Join us for a set by TR Cruise, a pop-rock band led by Star Trek actor Tim Russ, followed by a screening of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), the last of the Star Trek films to feature the entire original cast from the television series, including George Takei as Hikaru Sulu, now commander of the USS Excelsior.

Supported by Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

In conjunction with the exhibition New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei
Saturday, July 29, 2017
2:00 PM

Film Screening and Q&A—Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice (Part 1)

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Join us for the LA premiere of this new documentary film tracing the life of noted civil rights activist Min Yasui from his childhood in the farming community of Hood River, Oregon, to his career as the first Japanese American attorney in that state and his family’s experiences during World War II. A preview of the forthcoming Part 2 is included.

Q&A to follow with filmmaker Holly Yasui, daughter of the noted activist. Free with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

Read a 2015 article by Holly Yasui about the film on Discover Nikkei.

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