"Half Kenneth" Screening

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Film & Other Media

Oct 200917

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, California, 90036
United States

Free event! Half Kenneth screens during the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival, Program #14: Short films for ages 8 and older. The films in the program are:

  • 50 States
  • A New Color
  • Half-Kenneth
  • Mason Shefa 2009
  • Naco
  • Six Impossible Things
  • The Drama Kids
  • Who's Wagging Who?

About Half Kenneth

"In a country divided, only together can they survive."

Kenneth Handa is an adolescent Japanese-American, and has been imprisoned in the Manzanar War Relocation Camp three years since the start of the war. After his father passes away in the camp, Ken decides to escape to find his Caucasian mother. Things become complicated, however, when Ken’s little brother Jo follows him into the back of the camp infirmary truck heading into town (Ken’s means of escape). On their journey home, the boys manage to make a surprising discovery—one they did not expect.

Directed by Ken Ochiai
Starring Avery Dennis, Hunter Dennis, Sab Shimono, and Chris Tashima

Please visit the Half Kenneth site for more information:

More information also at the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival site:


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