2014 / Japanese Americans’ tsunami documentary to be screened, May 6, 7


From Little Tokyo Community Council


“Stories From Tohoku” a documentary film capturing the stories of survivors of Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster and the enduring connection of Japanese Americans to Japan will have two Los Angeles screenings as part of the 30th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival:

Tuesday, May, 6, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, May 7, 4:30

Tateuchi Democracy Forum, Japanese American National Mueum

The film was well-received and sold-out two screenings when it premiered at the CAAMFest in San Francisco in March.

Following the screenings there will be a Q&A session with Dianne Fukami, director and co-producer.  

After the May 6 screening, there will be a post event reception.

Tickets are available on the website:  http://asianfilmfestla.org

Co-producers Dianne Fukami and Debra Nakatomi have worked for two and a half years on this project, and are excited that the film will be broadcast in May on PBS stations throughout the country, including KOCE.

Official trailer is now available on YouTube:  http://youtu.be/HIKWy6PvMDw