LAST DAY! New Documentary Film: "The Manzanar Fishing Club"

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Film & Other Media

Apr 20125

Laemmle Monica 4-plex
1332 2nd St.
Santa Monica, California, 90401
United States

The Manzanar Fishing Club
(74 minutes, Not Rated, Documentary, Color)
Director : Cory Shiozaki

On April 5th at the Monica 4-Plex, the last day to see THE MANZANAR FISHING CLUB on the big screen, there will be a Closing Day Celebration! Come by and see the film on April 5th. You’ll get to meet special guests and there’s a very good chance that you’ll receive a special prize!

Film Summary
THE MANZANAR FISHING CLUB is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the World War II internment of Japanese Americans from a unique perspective: through the eyes of those who defied the armed guards, barbed wire and searchlights to fish for trout in the surrounding waters of the Eastern Sierra.

By emphasizing the evacuees’ personal stories the film shows how a courageous few were able to take back moments of dignity and freedom through the simple act of fishing. As the narrator explains,” While legal battles were being waged in faraway courtrooms, the fishermen were exercising their rights on the ground.”

While the “official story” of the internment is known to some extent, THE MANZANAR FISHING CLUB sets the record straight on the largest mass roundup in American history by confronting such hot-button issues as racism, ethnic profiling and the suspension of civil liberties under a National Security rubric.

DATE:  Last day!  Thursday, April 5, 2012

SHOWTIMES:  1:00pm, 3:10pm, 5:20pm, 7:30pm, and 9:40pm

Laemmle Monica 4-plex
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica, 90401

PHONE:  (310) 478-3836


Kagemusha . Last modified Apr 05, 2012 1:41 p.m.

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