BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4790@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140909T000000Z DTEND:20140909T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>6 p.m.: Reception with Light Refreshments\n 7 p.m.: Scr eening\n 9 p.m.: Panel Discussion</strong>\n\nJoin us as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved film <em>The Karate Kid</em> \, starring Pat Morita as the wise Mr. Miyagi and Ralph Macchio as his devoted karate student. JANM&rsquo\;s special guests this evening will be Macchio\, Aly Morita (daughter of Pat\, who passed away in 2005)\, and director John G . Avildsen.\n\nMacchio has had standout roles in a variety of films\, incl uding Francis Ford Coppola&rsquo\;s <em>The Outsiders</em> (1983) and <em> My Cousin Vinny</em> (1992). Morita is a writer and Asian-American activis t. Avildsen is a longtime film director\; in addition to the wildly popul ar <em>The Karate Kid</em> and its two sequels\, he is also the Academy Aw ard-winning director of <em>Rocky</em> . The panel will be moderated by Ja red Cowan\, whose story on <em>The Karate Kid</em> &rsquo\;s 30th annivers ary was featured on the cover of <em>L.A. Weekly</em> this past June.\n\nF ree for members\, $10 non-members purchased in advance. $12 non-members at the door\, cash only.\n\n<a href="http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/ 829354" target="_blank"> </a>\n<strong>For more up-to-date information\, p lease visit the Japanese American National Museum's events page: <a href=" http://www.janm.org/events/#9">www.janm.org/events/#9</a> </strong> SUMMARY:The Karate Kid 30th Anniversary Celebration URL:/en/events/2014/09/09/the-karate-kid-30th-anniversary-celebration/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR