Screening and Q&A — KIKAN: The Homecoming

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Film & Other Media

Oct 20212
2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.


Join the cast and crew of KIKAN: The Homecoming for a screening of this film exploring the story of a Japanese American soldier during WWII. The post-screening discussion will be moderated by Mitch Maki, President and CEO of Go For Broke National Education Center and will feature Writer and Director Kerwin Berk, Director of Photography Ben Arikawa, and actors Ryan TakemiyaAnna Sun, and Kealoha Nakamura.

About the Film:

A wartime promise sends Pvt. Jimmy Ibata of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team on a life-changing journey from the battlefields of Europe to San Francisco to complete his final mission of World War II. The all-Nikkei cast features Ryan Takemiya (Valley of the Heart), Ken Takeda, Anna Sun, Hiroshi Kashiwagi (Infinity & Chashu Ramen), and Chizu Omori (Rabbit in the Moon).

This program is a partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center and is held in conjunction with the exhibition, A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami.

FREE for JANM & GFB Members (GFB members should email publicprograms@janm.org to receive access to the screening)

RSVP HERE: https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=2f662770-cf71-41e3-8ca4-03d58ba175be

 

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