Film Screening and Discussion—Our Man in Tokyo (The Ballad of Shin Miyata)

  • en
Film & Other Media

Fev 201824
2:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Join us for the premiere screening of a new documentary film exploring the struggles and obsessions of Shin Miyata, a Tokyo–based record label owner, music promoter, and cultural ambassador who has been distributing Chicano music and bringing East Los Angeles bands to Japan for nearly 20 years.

The film explores Miyata’s personal connection to East LA, the joys and difficulties of introducing authentic and diverse representations of Chicano culture to Japan, and the conscious efforts Miyata has made to break stereotypes on both sides of the Pacific.

Directed by Akira Boch, Our Man in Tokyo is a production of JANM’s Frank H. Watase Media Arts Center. Screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Miyata, who is flying in from Tokyo for this event, Boch, and the members of El Haru Kuroi, an East LA trio whose unique compositions draw from their upbringing in the city as well as elements of Mexican, South American, African, and American jazz music. El Haru Kuroi will also perform.

Included with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

RSVP NOW >>

In the Tateuchi Democracy Forum

In conjunction with the exhibition Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo

Check janm.org for updates.

 

JANM . Atualizado em Fev 08 2018 2:54 p.m.


<<

Fevereiro 2018

>>

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28

Login or register to add an event

Film & Other Media events

Out 4 Tora-san's Dear Old Home Screening

Also in United States

Set 23 Japanese Storytime at the Leonard Brooklyn Public Library
Set 27 Japanese Nerikomi Pottery
Set 29 Closing Reception - Art Inspired by APA
Out 1 Used Book Sale
Out 1 From Heisei to Reiwa: The People's Emperor
Out 1 From Heisei to Reiwa: The People’s Emperor
Out 3 Has the Japanese Economy Changed? Challenges and Prospects
Out 4 Japanese Business Etiquette
Out 4 Tora-san's Dear Old Home Screening
Out 5 Japan Goes Global: History &amp; Impact of International Exchange
Out 6 11th Annual Kokoro Craft Boutique
Out 6 「コモン・グラウンド」日本語ツアー
Out 7 Cybernics Revolution: Cyberdyne’s Vision and Strategy
Out 7 Cybernics Revolution: Cyberdyne’s Vision and Strategy
Out 11 Made in Tokyo: Architecture and Living 1964-2020
Out 11 Rirkrit Tiravanija &amp; Atelier Bow-Wow on Current Work
Out 11 Shohei Shigematsu &amp; Atelier Bow-Wow on the Past and Future ...
Out 13 Big Steps for Little Friends 5K Run/Walk
Out 14 Pico Iyer — A Beginner’s Guide to Japan
Out 18 Escape East @ 333
Out 19 Shichigosan: Celebrating the Health of Children
Out 19 Shane Sato Exhibit Opening
Out 20 “Undokai” Children’s Health, Sports &amp; Culture Day
Out 23 Forest Bathing: Seeking Wellness through Nature
Out 24 2019 Asia Game Changer Awards and Dinner
Out 26 Nikkei Genealogical Society General Meeting
Nov 1 Special Luncheon with Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair Richard Clarida
Nov 3 Bunka no Hi
Nov 3 「コモン・グラウンド」日本語ツアー
Nov 9 Winter Boutique
Nov 12 Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community
Dez 1 「コモン・グラウンド」日本語ツアー
Dez 7 Hana Holiday Boutique - Torrance, CA

Receba novidades

Cadastre-se para novidades por e-mail

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Apoie o projeto

Descubra Nikkei

O site Descubra Nikkei é um lugar once você pode se conectar com outras pessoas e assim participar nas experiências dos nikkeis. Para continuar a manter e expandir este projeto, nós precisamos da sua ajuda!

Maneiras de ajudar >>

Projeto do Japanese American National Museum

Patrocinador principal: The Nippon Foundation