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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, 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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The late Dr. Kaworu Carl Nomura was a brilliant Nisei physicist involved in some of the most notable technological advances of the 20th century, including the commercial production of silicon wafers for computer memory chips. In this short documentary shot by Ellen Frick in the later years of Nomura’s life, the scientist reflects on the social injustices he faced and his efforts to make a difference in the lives of others.

Screening will be followed by a panel discussion on Nomura’s life and contributions to society, featuring Carl’s daughter Teri Nomura and his 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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