Buyo dancer for 86 years, Sahomi Tachibana (interviewed in "Hidden Legacy"), who also taught classical Japanese dance at Topaz and Tule Lake concentration camps, brought her skills in choreography to the animated film, "Kubo and the Two Strings", the Academy Award nominee for best animated film. It is the first stop motion film to be nominated for two Oscars, at the academy awards, and the second stop motion film to be nominated for Visual effects, the first being A nightmare before Christmas. Choreography assisted by Akemi Kanegae and Angela Kanegae. www.youtube.com/watch?v=vex0gPFnBvM... See MoreSee Less
Screening of "Conscience and the Constitution" to be presented on Sunday Feb. 19th at the Palo Alto Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto, CA. A great film on a subject even shunned by those within the Japanese American community during WWII and even decades after... ... See MoreSee Less
February 19, 2017, 1:30pm - February 19, 2017, 3:00pm
Screening of CONSCIENCE on the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. In the Midtown Room on the first floor. With a post-screening conversation led by Susan Hayase, long-time activi...