Nakayoshi Young Professionals will be co-presenting the “Story Art of Camp” block of films at Films of Remembrance happening on Sunday, February 23rd at New People Cinemas in SF’s Japan Town (at 5 p.m.). SJSU student Michelle Ikemoto’s animation entitled “Tule Lake”; Keiko Wright’s Student Academy Award winning film “Hiro” that explores her grandfather’s experience of incarceration; and Amy Uyeki’s animated film, “Searchlight Serenade: Big Band Music in the WWII Japanese American Incarceration Camps”, which became part of another presented film, will be featured in the lineup. In addition, “Honor and Sacrifice: The Roy Matsumoto Story” (member of Merrill’s Marauders) and “The Untold Story: Japanese American Internment in Hawai’i” will be shown.
Tickets are priced at a discounted rate of $18 for an entire day of films or $6 for each film, and showings include a discussion with the filmmakers. If interested in tickets and/or for more information, contact us at nakayoshi.ncwnp[@]gmail.com.
The Films of Remembrance page that includes advanced ticket sales and film descriptions, can be found at: www.nichibei.org/films-of-remembrance.