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Coming Out and Coming Home: Documenting the Voices of Queer and Trans Japanese Americans

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Coming Out and Coming Home: Documenting the Voices of Queer and Trans Japanese Americans

The Japanese American community has not always broadly welcomed gay, transgender, and queer Nikkei people. It took courage…

JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL

Directed by George Wada
There is only one war memorial that honors all Japanese Americans that have sacrificed their lives in service…

HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE

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HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE

Directed by David Caprara, Kira Dane
Despite the taboos surrounding traditional horimono tattoos in Japan, a group of tattooed pilgrims practice a centuries-old, holy…

POW! WOW! JAPAN

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POW! WOW! JAPAN

Directed by Kyle Perron, Nico Serneo
Pow! Wow! Worldwide, an artist collective, travels to Japan.
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Monday Nite VC: Which Way, Little Tokyo?

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Monday Nite VC: Which Way, Little Tokyo?

Join us for "Monday Nite VC: Which Way, Little Tokyo?" as we showcase that which is special and…

KATANA

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KATANA

Directed by Don Bannai
A 250 year old sword is brought to the US at the end of WWII. Explore the sword's…
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A Celebration of Bronzeville’s Finale Club

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A Celebration of Bronzeville’s Finale Club

Little Tokyo Historical Society invites you to experience the rich artistic and musical history of Little Tokyo during…

Q&A—ATOMIC CAFE: The Noisiest Corner in J-Town

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Q&A—ATOMIC CAFE: The Noisiest Corner in J-Town

Join Nancy Sekizawa aka “Atomic Nancy," her daughter and artist Zen Sekizawa, Remy De La Peza, and filmmakers…
Shorts Programs

Art & Craft

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Art & Craft

Ranging from a fly-fisher fighting for conservation, to a beloved L.A. Chinatown bakery, to traditional Japanese flower arranging;…
Shorts Programs

Okaeri Voices: An Oral History Project

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Okaeri Voices: An Oral History Project

What was it like to be gay and Japanese American decades ago? — Barney Cheng