FILM SCREENING: "Great Grandfather's Drum"

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Film & Other Media

May 201219
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

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


This documentary celebrates Japanese American culture and history in Hawaii. Told through an intimate and joyful portrait of Maui Taiko, descendants of plantation workers, and by elders who lived this history. Experience Maui Taiko’s dynamic performances on the giant drums, and travel with them on a heartfelt journey back to rural Japan to seek their ancestral roots.

Q&A with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

Free with Museum admission. Reservations recommended to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior.

www.janm.org

Purchase the DVD from the Museum Store >>

 

JANM . Last modified Apr 21 2012 10:35 a.m.


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