PUTTING THEM WHERE THEY COULD DO NO HARMDirected by Steve Nagano
- 8 mins
- World premiere
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
Fletcher Bowron, former Mayor of Los Angeles, used his weekly radio show to indict Japanese people during World War II. His amazingly racist rhetoric was spewed over Los Angeles’s airwaves, fueling the incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry. Now is the time to remove his name from the square that honors him.
Director: Steve Nagano
Digital Histories 2021
Always a must-see at LAAPFF, the Digital Histories world premieres center the unique voices and perspectives of older adults, and proudly shares their stories with the generations to come.