February 21, 2009
11:30am – 2:30pm
JCCCNC (1840 Sutter Street, SF)
FREE and open to the public!
REEL NIKKEI STORIES is designed to engage young people to take an active role and empower them with the confidence, training and tools to interview, video document and share the untold stories of living relatives before their family histories are lost forever. Although many documentaries, books and oral histories have been produced to preserve and teach the Japanese American experience during World War II and in internment camps, your family’s personal story may still remain untold and undocumented. By interviewing and video documenting your elders’ stories, you will be able to start a dialogue in your family and learn first-hand accounts of the Japanese American experience.

For more information on how to create your family legacy project please contact Ali at 415-567-5505 or email

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