BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4679@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140622T000000Z DTEND:20140622T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Our 2014 summer film series\,<em>&nbsp\;JA Filmmakers</em>\, ki cked off in May with "Visioning Asian America\," a retrospective on the wo rk of Duane Kubo. In June\, we offer two back-to-back programs featuring J apanese American documentary filmmakers. And in July\, we will feature con temporary filmmakers who are known for films that are not documentaries.\n ************************************************************************** **************************&nbsp\;\n<strong>1:00 p.m.</strong>\n<strong>&nb sp\;</strong>\n<strong>Documentary Filmmakers Panel</strong>\nThis program features a panel of Japanese American Bay Area documentary filmmakers:\n\ n<ul><li><strong>DIANNE FUKAMI&nbsp\;</strong>is a San Francisco native an d former news executive at KPIX-TV in San Francisco. Her latest film\,&nbs p\;<strong><em><a href="https://3c-lxa.mail.com/mail/client/dereferrer?red irectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fr20.rs6.net%2Ftn.jsp%3Ff%3D001iWJ_QBzU0-9vc1ClwbTM97 CqLLvq-u9gXmuEDYwktQmGtTmWpu9mLljCf-Jnoagd8M-VFMfhmlEj0yDDsI1PldlfHR7GCcz7 3aH7ugxet4b-m-xZym7EbTShJf1NX6bdp3motmLQ1eei6YQdzQ6thxuZUfdGXQ_DZSE1CrswQH etccEviI7pVQa08zjr9e7q%26c%3D8BMFhUYugh0brFDDgvc8Er4RNs2xEs6w1iSq06OK3ol_X DDfuPjU-A%3D%3D%26ch%3DZPjeWdY-GCqAruiIius7NwJI7rUlbXXEBVGjiQmyhLWHYtWpqTc 6hw%3D%3D" target="_blank">Stories From Tohoku</a></em></strong>&nbsp\;\, has been making the film festival circuit and was featured last month on P BS. Other documentary film projects have included<strong>Separate Lives: B roken Dreams</strong>&nbsp\;(1994)\; Emmy-nominated documentary&nbsp\;on t he Chinese Exclusion Act)\, several documentaries on the Japanese American experience for PBS (KCSM-TV)\, and&nbsp\;<strong><em>The Spirit of Taiko< /em>&nbsp\;</strong>(2005).</li></ul>\n\n<ul><li><strong>EMIKO OMORI&nbsp\ ;</strong>is an-award winning cinematographer and director who has worked on more than 20 films\, including several award-winning documentaries. Her films include<strong><em>Rabbit in the Moon&nbsp\;</em></strong>(1999)\,& nbsp\;<strong><em>Passion &amp\; Power: The Technology of Orgasm</em></str ong>&nbsp\;(2007)\, and<a href="https://3c-lxa.mail.com/mail/client/derefe rrer?redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fr20.rs6.net%2Ftn.jsp%3Ff%3D001iWJ_QBzU0-9vc1 ClwbTM97CqLLvq-u9gXmuEDYwktQmGtTmWpu9mLljCf-JnoagdgH3NToIyjFWKVI0ccFxLSe1n UNsYkEXIEpN3RcKKG5HF_7wAJQD__6VfnPmm0iA9wASqMB0niwz6_xwbR2WDCcScHEJLStDH2N f837FTd1wCb6Q_oHnuvTOyKkAnbk1oTXfuwW4ylsbYuyc_4oZx6g%3D%3D%26c%3D8BMFhUYug h0brFDDgvc8Er4RNs2xEs6w1iSq06OK3ol_XDDfuPjU-A%3D%3D%26ch%3DZPjeWdY-GCqArui Iius7NwJI7rUlbXXEBVGjiQmyhLWHYtWpqTc6hw%3D%3D" target="_blank"><em><strong >Ed Hardy: Tattoo the World</strong></em></a>&nbsp\;(2010). In 2000\,&nbsp \;<em>Rabbit in the Moon</em>\, won the Emmy Award for "Outstanding Histor ical Programming."&nbsp\;</li><li>&nbsp\;<strong>YURIKO GAMO ROMER&nbsp\;< /strong>is a graduate of Stanford University's masters program in document ary filmmaking. Her most recent documentary is&nbsp\;<em><strong><a href=" https://3c-lxa.mail.com/mail/client/dereferrer?redirectUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fr2 0.rs6.net%2Ftn.jsp%3Ff%3D001iWJ_QBzU0-9vc1ClwbTM97CqLLvq-u9gXmuEDYwktQmGtT mWpu9mLljCf-JnoagdZYlzNi6UWM6Ooch4L_HvTwLlot8XrVbUhTM7xw61deEEkU5EhSLQeJHp WAp9UZob7lgg2SkMByu4VYoK025KbF0sbEqiQQ5mmw2sCFCF5uYh7Xgj5O0PWMlCg-ZfmNiO6C P0RY_DqdMCJ6ug--Gf2Q%3D%3D%26c%3D8BMFhUYugh0brFDDgvc8Er4RNs2xEs6w1iSq06OK3 ol_XDDfuPjU-A%3D%3D%26ch%3DZPjeWdY-GCqAruiIius7NwJI7rUlbXXEBVGjiQmyhLWHYtW pqTc6hw%3D%3D" target="_blank">Mrs. Judo: Be Strong\, Be Gentle\, Be Beaut iful</a></strong></em>&nbsp\;(2012)\, featuring Keiko Fukuda\, the highest -ranking woman in judo history. Romer's other films include&nbsp\;<em><str ong>Occidental Encounters</strong></em><em>&nbsp\;(1998\; award-winning fi lm about mixed marriages)&nbsp\;</em>and the short historical animation&nb sp\;<em><strong>Friend Ships</strong></em>&nbsp\;(about Manjiro\, one of f ive Japanese fishermen found by an American whaling ship in 1841).</li></u l>\n\n<strong>2:30 p.m.</strong>\n<span style="font-style: italic\; font-w eight: bold\;">Rabbit in the Moon\n\n(film screening with filmmaker)\nThe documentary filmmakers panel will be followed by a special screening of th e Emmy Award- winning documentary&nbsp\;<strong><em>Rabbit in the Moon</em ></strong>\, a documentary/memoir about the Omori family's confinement in an American WWII concentration camp.&nbsp\;The film premiered at the Sunda nce Film Festival\; was broadcast on POV\; and has won numerous other awar ds\, including a National Emmy.\n&nbsp\;\nA Q&amp\;A session with producer /director Emiko Omori will follow the screening. &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;\n\n &nbsp\;Cost: Free with admission to the museum (nonmembers\, $5\; students and seniors over age 65\, $3\; JAMsj members and children under 12\, free ).&nbsp\;&nbsp\; &nbsp\;\n\n&nbsp\;\nContact&nbsp\;<a href="https://3c-lxa .mail.com/mail/client/mail/mailto\;jsessionid=5D9201CAFBC7DC48928B4B49AA87 925B-n1.lxa14a?to=PublicPrograms%40jamsj.org&amp\;selection=tfol121b76cdda 05db58" target="_parent">PublicPrograms@jamsj.org</a>&nbsp\;or call (408) 294-3138 to reserve a spot.&nbsp\;&nbsp\; SUMMARY:JA Filmmakers Part II: Documentary Filmmakers URL:/en/events/2014/06/22/ja-filmmakers-part-ii-documentary-filmmakers/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR