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120,000 LUMENS

Directed by Scott Oshima

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.

At risk of erasure, Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo community fought to build a permanent home for its Japanese American arts and culture. The Center opened its doors in 1980. Four decades later, in the quiet of the pandemic, “120,000 lumens” observes the time and memory embodied by a building.

Credits
Writer: Scott Oshima
Producer: Scott Oshima
Executive Producer: Scott Oshima
Director of Photography: Ken Honjo
Editor: Ken Honjo
Production Designer: Scott Oshima
Composer: Sara Sithi-Amnuai
Sound Designer: Sara Sithi-Amnuai
Music: Sara Sithi-Amnuai

Precedes

NOBUKO MIYAMOTO: A SONG IN MOVEMENT

Directed by Quyên Nguyen-Le, Tadashi Nakamura

NOBUKO MIYAMOTO: A SONG IN MOVEMENT is a sweeping documentary that follows the life of visionary artist-activist Nobuko Miyamoto and her work that changed Asian America forever.