Thursday Night at the Movies: From a Silk Cocoon
Thursday, January 14, 2010, 6:30 P.M. - at the Officers' Club in the Presidio of San Francisco.
Date: Thursday January 14, 2010
The discovery of a small metal box leads to the uncovering of a family story, shrouded in silence for more than 60 years. Woven through their censored letters, diary entries, and haiku poetry, it is the true story of a young Japanese American couple whose shattered dreams and forsaken loyalties lead them to renounce their American citizenship while held in separate prison camps during World War II. They struggle to prove their innocence and fight deportation during a time of wartime hysteria and racial profiling (2006, 57 minutes). Kim Ina will be
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