Forwarded for the Japanese American National Museum
Japanese American National Museum
Under the Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the Atomic Bomb
Passing the Legacy: Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 2:00 PM—4:00 PM
In the Tateuchi Democracy Forum
In conjunction with the opening of Under the Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the Atomic Bomb, join us for a special presentation by Takuo Takigawa, Director of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and testimonies followed by Q&A with Howard Kakita and Junji Sarashina, Japanese Americans who were in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was dropped.
The program will be moderated by JANM Vice President of Operations/Art Director Clement Hanami, whose mother was also an atomic bomb survivor.
The premier of Seeds, a 20-minute documentary by director Miyuki Iwasaki about the late Kazuye Suyeishi, a Japanese American atomic bomb survivor and activist, will also be included in the program.
A shorter version of the film will be shown as part of the Under a Mushroom Cloud exhibition.
Included with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended.