BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6676@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20221022T000000Z DTEND:20221022T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">FREE</strong>\n\n<span s tyle="color: #c21313\;"><a href="http://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/t ickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=2bebe6d1-bebd-4e0f-9382-999135ed897b">RSVP NOW</ a>\n\nJoin for the premiere of a remastered version of <strong>HITO HATA: RAISE THE BANNER (4k Restoration)</strong>\, a groundbreaking film by <s trong>Robert A. Nakamura</strong> and <strong>Duane Kubo</strong> that had its World Premiere more than 40 years ago. A talkback with the filmmak ing team will follow the screening.\n\n<strong><em>About the film:</em></s trong>\n\nA landmark project\, <strong>HITO HATA: RAISE THE BANNER</stron g> (Directed by Robert A. Nakamura &amp\; Duane Kubo (United States\, 198 0)) is the first feature-length film made by and about Asian Pacific Ameri cans. Capturing the contributions and hardships of Japanese Americans from the turn-of-the-20th century\, the film centers on Oda (the late veteran actor/director Mako)\, a feisty issei (first generation Japanese American) and elderly single laborer living in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. Through a series of flashbacks\, the story traces Oda’s life as a laborer on th e transcontinental railroad to his struggle to save the home of Little Tok yo’s residents when the community is threatened with redevelopment.\n\nA n epic Japanese American drama\, HITO HATA draws on the talents and suppor t of Asian American filmmakers\, writers\, theater professionals and liter ally hundreds of people from the Asian Pacific American community who serv ed as extras\, provided locations\, props\, and moral as well as financial support.\n\n<em>The 4k Restoration is funded by the National Film Preserv ation Foundation\, with additional support from funders of the VC Archives (Aratani Foundation\, California Civil Liberties Public Education Program \, California Humanities\, Haynes Foundation\, and Mellon Foundation)</em> SUMMARY:Premiere of the Remastered HITO HATA: RAISE THE BANNER URL:/en/events/2022/10/22/premiere-of-the-remastered-hito-hata-raise-the-ba / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR