BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20080508T000000Z DTEND:20080508T000000Z DESCRIPTION:El México mas Cercano a Japón\nDirected by Shinpei Takeda\n\n This 50-minute video documentary reveals a rather unknown history of the J apanese community in Tijuana that has existed since the 1920s. The documen tary weaves the images taken by the first Japanese photographer of Tijuana in the 20s with testimonials from the first\, second\, and third generati ons. The film also highlights the plight of the Japanese community during World War II. It is a story of historical and contemporary economic and cu ltural connections between Japan and Tijuana.\n\nFor more information\, se e \\n\n UCLA Asian American Studies Center\,\nAratani Endowed Chair\,\nCharles E. Young Research Library\,\nChicano Studies Research Center\,\nAsian America n Studies Graduate Student Association\,\n& Asian American Studies Deptart ment\nare co-sponsoring this screening of\nEl México mas Cercano a Japón \n\nUCLA screening\nThursday\, May 8\, 2008\n5:30 to 7:30 p.m.\nCharles E. Young Research Library\nResearch Library Presentation Room\, Room 11348 SUMMARY:Japanese in Tijuana documentary screening at UCLA on May 8 URL:/en/events/2008/05/08/japanese-in-tijuana-documentary-screening-at-ucla -/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR