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2013 / Date to interview with A-bomb survivors set Aug 30 – Sept 6

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Tokyo-based film production Takion Japan Co., Ltd is looking for atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima or Nagasaki for the new documentary film. The purposes of the new film A-Bombs Survivors in America are raising awareness on nuclear abolition and preventing the same tragedies today and in the future. The film is directed by Hidetaka Inazuka...
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2013 / Film “Emperor” screening and panel discussion at UCLA, March 4, 7:00 pm

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The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and The UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies present a special screening and panel discussion of the film Emperor as following: Film Emperor Starring Matthew Fox and Tommy Lee Jones Directed by Peter Webber Monday, March 4, 7:00 pm UCLA James Bridges Theater,...
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2013 / Screening with Director / Japanese American History Unknown, Feb 23, 4 pm

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United Television Broadcasting System (UTB, Ch.18.2) and Terasaki Family Foundation will present a premiere screening of “Japanese American History Unknown” on Saturday, February 23, at 4:00 pm at TFL building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Special guests will be Mr. Junichi Suzuki, the director of the film, and Kitaro, music composer...
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2013 / DVD “Japanese American History Unknown” to be distributed to schools for free in US and Japan

20130129 Japanese American History Unknown

Filmmaker Junichi Suzuki’s trilogy “Toyo’s Camera, Japanese American History during WWII,” “442, Live with Honor, Die with Dignity,” and “MIS, Human Secret Weapon” becomes one DVD “Japanese American History Unknown” (40 minutes) for distributing 2,000 educational facilities in the U.S. and Japan. Approx. 1,000 schools in the U.S. and 500 schools in Japan have...
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2012 Film “Pray for Japan” to bring real stories of tsunami disaster, Aug 18 at 4:00 pm

A documentary film about March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disaster will be screened at  Aratani / Japan America Theatre in Little Tokyo on Saturday, Aug 18 at 4:00 pm. One screening only. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Film “Pray for Japan” is depicting the aftermath in the devastated region...
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2012 / A film about cherry trees gift from Japan to be shown at Norton Simon Museum, Aug 3

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The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena presents the film screening of  “Takamine” (2011) on Friday, July 13 at 6:00 pm and Friday, Aug. 3 at 6:00 pm. Norton Simon Museum’s screening “Takamine” (2011) Directed by Toru Ichikawa 106 min. / Japanese with English subtitles / Rated G Friday, July 13, 6:00 pm Friday, August...
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Nisei military intelligence service documentary to be screened at West LA, July 10

2012 Film MIS Poster

  The Nibei Foundation and UTB (United Television Broadcasting System) present screening “MIS – Human Secret Weapon” on July 10 at 6:30 pm.   July 10 (Tuesday) 6:30 pm Admission including dinner: $10 per person Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building, 11570 Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064   RSVP by July 6, Friday japanstudies@nibei.org (310)...
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June 9 / Japanese Americans’ War Time Experience: Documentary on Nisei soldiers’ secret works to be screened

2012 Film MIS Poster

  MIS – Human Secret Weapon Director: Junichi Suzuki 100 Minutes / Not Rated / Documentary, War, History / Color Distributor: United Television Broadcasting Systems + June 9 (Saturday) 11 am / 1:40 pm / 4:20 pm / 7 pm San Diego – Gaslamp 15, 701 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 232-0401   +...
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KCET TV to air Junichi Suzuki’s film “442nd” May 29 at 10:00 pm

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Public television station: KCET Tuesday, May 29, 10:00 pm 442nd: Live With Honor, Die With Dignity   Documentary by Junichi Suzuki which brings to light the unsung heroism of the 442 Regiment, formed in 1942 from “Nissei” (second-generation) Japanese in internment camps and officers discharged from the U.S. Army subsequent to Pearl Harbor. They...
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