BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2428@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100503T000000Z DTEND:20100503T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>OUT OF INFAMY: MICHI NISHIURA WEGLYN</strong>\nDirs.: N ancy Kapitanoff\, Sharon Yamato\n\nAfter eight years as the costume design er for the Perry Como Show\, Michi Nishiura Weglyn (1926-1999) gave up a s uccessful career in show business in the mid-1960s to write the book\, &ls quo\;Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America&rsquo\;s Concentration C amps.&rsquo\; Providing factual evidence of governmental misconduct in the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II\, the award-winni ng book\, published in 1976\, was hailed as the &lsquo\;Bible of 20th Cent ury Japanese Americans.&rsquo\;\n\n&lsquo\;Out of Infamy&rsquo\; paints a portrait of Weglyn&rsquo\;s dynamic personality\, which evolved via incarc eration in the Gila River\, Arizona camp from California-born farm girl to New York City sophisticate to the Rosa Parks of Japanese Americans.\n<str ong></strong>\n<strong>Video\, 18 min.\, color/black &amp\; white\, docume ntary</strong>\n\nThis film is one of 6 non-fiction works being shown by t he Los Angeles Pacific Asian Film Festival's Program 47: Going Against the Grain.\n\n<a href="http://asianfilmfestla.org/2010/program-guide/program- 47/" target="_blank">Click here for more information about the slate of wo rks that will be shown &gt\;&gt\;</a>\n\nTickets are available at the site 's box office:\n\n$12 &ndash\; General\n\n$10 &ndash\; Students\, Seniors\ , &amp\; Members of VC/DGA/JACCC w/ I.D.\n\n<a href="http://asianfilmfestl a.org/2010/program-guide/program-47/" target="_blank"></a> SUMMARY:Film Screening - Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn URL:/en/events/2010/05/03/film-screening-out-of-infamy-michi-nishiura-weg/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR