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2015 / University of Tokyo students seek interviewees of Japanese Americans, Aug 24-28

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Forwarded for an University of Tokyo student project Searching for Three Generations of Japanese-Americans A pair of students from the University of Tokyo are searching for families with three generations of Japanese-American descendants for the filming of a documentary, for an university summer program. The documentary will focus on the cultural education of each...
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2015 / Short film about 1950s Japanese American entertainment club to be shown, July 30

Film Remembering Rafu Mandolin Club

REMEMBERING RAFU MANDOLIN CLUB (8 minutes) Directed by David Osako The discovery of old reel-to-reel tape recordings exhumed from the back of a closet leads to the resurrection of musical treasures from the Japanese American musical culture of the 1950s-60s, recorded by a Los Angeles band called the Rafu Mandolin Club. The film presents...
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