REGISTRATION—Yeisaa nu Chimu-Don-Don

Yeisaa nu Chimu-Don-Don: Exploring Cultural Identity through Okinawan Drumming on Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 3 p.m. (PST)

Join us for a conversation and Q&A with members of contemporary eisa groups from around the world. This virtual program will have simultaneous translation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. 

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Ben Fukuzaki Collection (2002.1)

Color silent amateur footage (1940's-early 1950's) taken by Terminal Island resident Ben Fukuzaki, primarily of the Japanese American community in and around Fish Harbor, Terminal Island, and San Pedro, California. V. 57: Amateur footage taken by Terminal Islander Ben Fukuzaki on fishing boat.

The edited film includes sequences of the …


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Sharony360 (California, United States)

Sharon Yamato is a writer and filmmaker in Los Angeles who has produced and directed several films on the Japanese American incarceration, including Out of Infamy, A Flicker in Eternity, and Moving Walls, for which she wrote a book by the same title. She is currently working on a documentary on attorney and civil rights leader Wayne M. Collins. As a writer, she co-wrote Jive Bomber: A Sentimental Journey, has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, and is currently a columnist for The Rafu Shimpo. She has served as a consultant for the Japanese American National Museum, Go For Broke National Education Center, and has conducted oral history interviews for Densho in Seattle.

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