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Presented by Nichi Bei Foundation

A day-long showcase of films commemorating the wartime incarceration of Japanese-Americans in American concentration camps during World War II

Screenings • Discussions with Filmmakers and Panelists • DVD Sales


Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020

Where: San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 N. Fifth St., San Jose Japantown

Time: 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM

(Please arrive 15-20 minutes ahead of film screening)


11:30 a.m.: Art Inspired by the Camps — “Cherry Blossom,” “Masters of Modern Design (The Art of the Japanese American Experience)”

1 p.m.: Untold Stories — “Crystal City Pilgrimage,” “Minidoka,” “Minidoka: An American Concentration Camp”

3:15 p.m.:  Songs of Remembrance — “For Joy,” Special Multimedia Concert by No-No Boy

4:30 p.m.: Artistic Interpretations — “Topaz: Ten Meditations,” “Kikan — The Homecoming”

6 p.m.: Lessons for Today — “Resettled Roots: Legacies of Japanese Americans in Chicago,” “Tsuru for Solidarity History,” “Then Becoming Now”

11:30 AM to 7:30 PM All-Day Passes (Limited to the first 60)

Films tentatively scheduled (subject to change)

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