Shorts Program + Panel Discussion

  • 120 mins

“Three shorts films: “Bearing the Unbearable,” “A Hero’s Hero,” “Within Their Gates”

 

“Bearing the Unbearable” (2019, 29 min.) by Rory Banyard. The story of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from their home on Bainbridge Island, Wash. during WWII and their subsequent incarceration in Manzanar and Minidoka concentration camps. With panel discussion to follow with filmmaker Rory Banyard, former Bainbridge Island incarceree Lilly Kodama and Clarence Moriwaki of the Japanese American Bainbridge Island Community, moderated by former KPIX-TV News Anchor Wendy Tokuda.

 

“A Hero’s Hero” (2020, 11 min.) by Robert Shoji. Yosh Kuromiya spent time in prison for resisting the draft during incarceration, while his nephew Kiyoshi Kuromiya, a pioneering civil rights activist in the African American and gay communities, remains an unsung hero’s hero.

 

“Within Their Gates” (2019, 10 min.) by Matthew Goriachkovsky. Japanese American concentration camp survivor, Yukio Shimomura, recounts the anguish of his captivity during WWII.

In this program


“Bearing the Unbearable” + panel discussion on forced removal from Bainbridge Island

Directed by Rory Banyard

“Bearing the Unbearable” (2019, 29 min.) by Rory Banyard. The story of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from their home on Bainbridge Island, Wash. during WWII and their subsequent incarceration in Manzanar and Minidoka concentration camps. With panel discussion to follow with filmmaker Rory Banyard, former Bainbridge Island incarceree Lilly Kodama and Clarence Moriwaki of the Japanese American Bainbridge Island Community, moderated by former KPIX-TV News Anchor Wendy Tokuda.

“A Hero’s Hero”

Directed by Robert Shoji

“A Hero’s Hero” (2020, 11 min.) by Robert Shoji. Yosh Kuromiya spent time in prison for resisting the draft during incarceration, while his nephew Kiyoshi Kuromiya, a pioneering civil rights activist in the African American and gay communities, remains an unsung hero’s hero.

“Within Their Gates”

Directed by Matthew Goriachkovsky

“Within Their Gates” (2019, 10 min.) by Matthew Goriachkovsky. Japanese American concentration camp survivor, Yukio Shimomura, recounts the anguish of his captivity during WWII.

Dates & Times
Past
Online

Sun, Feb 21
1:00 pm