BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4637@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140524T000000Z DTEND:20140524T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Duane Kubo\, a co-founder of the Los Angeles-based Asian Americ an media arts group\,&nbsp\;Visual Communications\, will present short sce nes and clips from his many media productions at the Japanese American Mus eum of San Jose (JAMsj) on May 24\, at 1 p.m.\n\nIncluded in the program w ill be scenes from the first Asian American feature-length film&nbsp\;<em> Hito Hata: Raise the Banner\,</em>&nbsp\;which highlighted&nbsp\;Mako&nbsp \;as well as&nbsp\;Pat Morita&nbsp\;in his first feature-film role. Other productions to be screened include&nbsp\;<em>Crusin' J-Town</em>\, an earl y documentary portrait of emerging Asian American culture and the jazz fus ion group&nbsp\;Hiroshima<em>\,&nbsp\;</em>and&nbsp\;<em>Something's Rotte n in Little Tokyo</em><strong>\,&nbsp\;</strong>Visual Communications'&nbs p\;direct community involvement media project\, as well as the group's cri tical analysis of the redevelopment of Little Tokyo.\n&nbsp\;&nbsp\;\nKubo will also show excerpts from the historic hearings\,&nbsp\;Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC)\, held in Los Angel es in 1985. He viewed nearly 30 hours of extremely personal and cathartic testimony and edited it down to a two-hour video.\n\nKubo will also talk a bout his involvement in the Asian American Historical&nbsp\;Photo Archive& nbsp\;project\, which continues today\, and the collection of more than100 \,000 historical photos. He will also discuss the selection of local histo rical photographs taken from this collection as part of the<em>Japanese Le gacy</em>book project authored by Gary Okihiro. These photos formed the ba sis for the1992 Japantown centennial&nbsp\;celebration photo exhibit\, as well as the JAMsj photo collection.&nbsp\; And finally\, Kubo will end wit h a description of his latest project -- J-Town Community TV.\n\n&nbsp\;<e m><strong>Duane Kubo</strong>\, a San Jose native\, is a UCLA film school graduate\, an instructor of Asian American studies\, and a retired dean of the Intercultural-International Studies Division at De Anza College.</em> \n\nCost: Free with admission to the museum (non-members\, $5\; students a nd seniors over age 65\, $3\; JAMsj members and children under 12\, free). \n\nRSVP Required. Please contact&nbsp\;<a href="http://service.mail.com/c allgate-6.73.1.0/rms/6.73.1.0/mail/getBody?folderId=1&amp\;messageId=Nzg1N CFZM0hEUk7hFWBttMlkdX3DwNNt&amp\;purpose=display&amp\;bodyType=htmlNoExter nals">PublicPrograms@jamsj.org</a>&nbsp\;or call (408) 294-3138 to reserve a spot.&nbsp\; SUMMARY:The Visioning of Asian America as Told Through the Eyes of Duane Ku bo URL:/en/events/2014/05/24/the-visioning-of-asian-america-as-told-through-th e/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR