BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20090425T000000Z DTEND:20090425T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Contact: Gann Matsuda\npublicrelations -at- manzanarcommittee.o rg\n(310) 825-2488\n\nApril 8\, 2009\n\n\nKEN BURNS SHORT "MANZANAR - NEVE R AGAIN" TO BE SCREENED AT MANZANAR AT DUSK PROGRAM\n\nLOS ANGELES -- "Man zanar - Never Again\," a short film by critically acclaimed documentary pr oducer Ken Burns\, will be screened at the Manzanar At Dusk program\, to b e held on Saturday\, April 25\, 2009\, at Lone Pine High School gymnasium\ , starting at 5:00 PM PDT.\n\nManzanar At Dusk follows the traditional Man zanar Pilgrimage program\, which is scheduled for noon PDT at the Manzanar National Historic Site\, located approximately nine miles north of Lone P ine on US Highway 395 in California's Owens Valley\, approximately 230 mil es north of Los Angeles.\n\n"Manzanar - Never Again" looks at the intercon nected stories of Japanese American internment during World War II\, the c ommunity's efforts to commemorate the Manzanar concentration camp\, and th e ongoing work of Manzanar National Historic Site and the Manzanar Committ ee to educate visitors about civil rights.\n\nAt the heart of the of the f ilm is the Manzanar Committee's annual Pilgrimage\, including the Manzanar At Dusk program\, which focused on small-group discussions between intern ee elders and young people\, in which people of all ages and diverse backg rounds\, especially youth\, hear\, often for the first time\, about the i njustices suffered by those who were imprisoned.\n\nFormer Manzanar Commit tee Chair Sue Kunitomi Embrey and other former internees speak movingly th roughout the film about protecting all citizens' rights\, especially in ti mes of national crisis.\n\nLone Pine High School is located at 538 South M ain Street (US Highway 395) in Lone Pine.\n\nFurther details about the Pil grimage and the Manzanar At Dusk program\, which are funded in part by the Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Community Outreach Program Fund\, will be ann ounced at a later date.\n\nThe Manzanar Committee is dedicated to educatin g and raising public awareness about the incarceration and violation of ci vil rights of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II and to the continuing struggle of all peoples when Constitutional rights are in dange r. A non-profit organization that has sponsored the annual Manzanar Pilgri mage since 1969\, along with other educational programs\, the Manzanar Com mittee has also played a key role in the establishment and continued devel opment of the Manzanar National Historic Site. For more information\, incl uding details on bus transportation from the Los Angeles area\, contact th e Manzanar Committee at (323) 662-5102 or check their web site at http://w and their blog at http://blog.manzanarcommittee.o rg.\n\n-30- DTSTAMP:20231004T042143Z SUMMARY:Ken Burns Short "Manzanar - Never Again" To Be Screened At Manzanar At Dusk Program URL:/en/events/2009/04/25/ken-burns-short-manzanar---never-again-to-be-scre e/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR