BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1345@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20070125T000000Z DTEND:20070128T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Attend the Pacific Northwest's largest showcase for Asian Ameri can films and videos. The festival will be held in Seattle at the Theater off Jackson and runs from Thursday\, January 25\, 2007 through Sunday\, Ja nuary 28\, 2007. One of the films featured at this year's film festival wi ll be The Cats of Mirikitani. Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived th e trauma of WWII incarceration camps\, Hiroshima\, and homelessness by cre ating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets a nd a local filmmaker brings him to her home\, the two embark on a journey to confront Jimmy's painful past. An intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing powers of friendship and art\, this documen tary won the Audience Award at its premiere in the 2006 Tribeca Film Festi val. For more information about the film festival go to <a href="http://ww w.nwaaff.org/index.html">http://www.nwaaff.org/index.html</a>\n SUMMARY:Seattle - Northwest Asian American Film Festival URL:/en/events/2007/01/25/seattle-northwest-asian-american-film-festival/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR