FILM SCREENING: Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn

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Film & Other Media

Nov 20107
2:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


A film by Nancy Kapitanoff and Sharon Yamato, narrated by Sandra Oh.

Michi Nishiura Weglyn gave up a successful career as costume designer to write the landmark book, Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America’s Concentration Camps, that set the record straight about the World War II incarceration. This short film paints a portrait of her dynamic personality and gives a stunning human face to the struggle for civil justice. 

The film recently received a Special Jury Mention at this year's Tribeca Film Festival 

After the film, there will a special panel discussion featuring, Sharon Yamato, Nancy Kapitanoff, and Professor Art Hansen.

Reservations recommended to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior.

www.janm.org

 

JANM . Last modified Oct 31, 2010 5:13 p.m.


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