BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5506@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180127T000000Z DTEND:20180127T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Japanese diaspora in Peru has its roots in a vital and rest less history that extends back to arrival of the first migrant laborers at Lima&rsquo\;s Callao Seaport. In this program presented in conjunction wi th <em>Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima\, Lo s Angeles\, Mexico City\, and S&atilde\;o Paulo</em>\, two filmmakers take personal journeys into the Japanese Peruvian experience\, uncovering capt ivating stories of migrants and artists\, dissidents and dictators.\n\nKao ri Flores Yonekura&rsquo\;s <em>Nikkei</em> (2011) is an exploration of th e filmmaker&rsquo\;s family history in the Americas\, while Ann Kaneko&rsq uo\;s<em> Against the Grain</em> (2008) documents the work of four artists who defy decades of civil war and tyranny to reimagine Peruvian visual cu lture. Among those artists is Eduardo Tokeshi\, whose work is featured in JANM&rsquo\;s <em>Transpacific Borderlands</em>.\n\nThis program is curate d and moderated by Renee Tajima-Pe&ntilde\;a\, an Oscar-nominated filmmake r and professor of Asian American Studies at UCLA. Kaneko and Tokeshi will be present for a panel discussion and Q&amp\;A led by Tajima-Pe&ntilde\;a following the screening.\n\nIncluded with <a href="http://www.janm.org/vi sit/#admission" target="_blank">museum admission</a>. <a href="https://964 4p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=fd833786-08d5-41f f-90bc-68b227170a14" target="_blank">RSVP</a>s are recommended.\n\nIn the Tateuchi Democracy Forum. Check <a href="http://www.janm.org/events/#27" t arget="_blank">janm.org</a> for updates.\n\n<a href="/en/journal/2010/10/2 6/kaori-flores-yonekura/" target="_blank">Read a 2010 interview with Kaori Flores Yonekura about her film on Discover Nikkei.</a>\n\nIn conjunction with the exhibition <a href="http://www.janm.org/exhibits/transpacific-bor derlands/" target="_blank"><em>Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japane se Diaspora in Lima\, Los Angeles\, Mexico City\, and S&atilde\;o Paulo</e m></a>. SUMMARY:Film Screening and Discussion—Unsettled: Two Films of Japanese Pe ru URL:/en/events/2018/01/27/film-screening-and-discussionunsettled-two-films/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR