Wednesday Night at the Movies; American Pastime
June 9, 2010 at 6:30 - 8:00 PM at the NJAHS Peace Gallery.
Date: Wednesday June 9, 2010
Film screenings about Japanese American wartime experience is on every Wednesday evenings. Furikake popcorn and green tea will be provided. Donation suggested.
American Pastime. Desmond Nakano. Based on true events, this film tells a poignant story set against the Japanese American internment camps during WWII. Built to house Japanese American citizens whose loyalties stood questioned by the pressures of war, these camps created many hardships for their internees. Rounded up and uprooted from their everyday lives, they remained loyal to the United States and ironically turned to that most American of sports- baseball- as a way to deal with their plight (2007, 106 minutes).
Kerry Yo Nakagawa, an Associate Producer, will join us for the Q&A session through Skype!!!