A Japanese American solider leans on his gun in a forest in front of another injured solider. To the left a separate image of a man and a woman in 1940s dress sit on steps together.

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Screening and Q&A—KIKAN: The Homecoming

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$16 General Admission / FREE for Members

Join the cast and crew of KIKAN: The Homecoming for a screening of this film exploring the story of a Japanese American soldier during WWII. The post-screening discussion will feature writer and Director Kerwin Berk, Director of Photography Ben Arikawa, and actors Ryan Takemiya, Anna Sun, and Kealoha Nakamura.

About the Film:

A wartime promise sends Pvt. Jimmy Ibata of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team on a life-changing journey from the battlefields of Europe to San Francisco to complete his final mission of World War II. The all-Nikkei cast features Ryan Takemiya (Valley of the Heart), Ken Takeda, Anna Sun, Hiroshi Kashiwagi (Infinity & Chashu Ramen), and Chizu Omori (Rabbit in the Moon).

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition, A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami.

Saturday, Oct 02, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM PDT

Tateuchi Democracy Forum

Japanese American National Museum

100 N. Central

Los Angeles, CA 90012

This ticket includes complimentary admission to JANM's exhibitions.

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$16 General Admission / FREE for Members

Join the cast and crew of KIKAN: The Homecoming for a screening of this film exploring the story of a Japanese American soldier during WWII. The post-screening discussion will feature writer and Director Kerwin Berk, Director of Photography Ben Arikawa, and actors Ryan Takemiya, Anna Sun, and Kealoha Nakamura.

About the Film:

A wartime promise sends Pvt. Jimmy Ibata of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team on a life-changing journey from the battlefields of Europe to San Francisco to complete his final mission of World War II. The all-Nikkei cast features Ryan Takemiya (Valley of the Heart), Ken Takeda, Anna Sun, Hiroshi Kashiwagi (Infinity & Chashu Ramen), and Chizu Omori (Rabbit in the Moon).

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition, A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami.

This ticket includes complimentary admission to JANM's exhibitions.

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