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.

Film Screenings

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 moderated by Mitch Maki (CEO, Go For Broke National Education Center) 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 and is presented in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center.

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 moderated by Mitch Maki (CEO, Go For Broke National Education Center) 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 and is presented in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center.

This ticket includes complimentary admission to JANM's exhibitions.

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