BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20131005T000000Z DTEND:20131005T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) and Contempora ry Arts Theater Scene (CATS)\, in conjunction with the Japanese Cultural C enter of Hawai`i\, present the first full-length documentary chronicling t he WWII internment of Japanese Americans in Hawai`i.&nbsp\;\n\nWithin 48 h ours of Japan&rsquo\;s attack on Pearl Harbor\, Hawai`i authorities arrest ed several hundred local residents\, targeting Buddhist priests\, Japanese language-school officials\, newspaper editors\, business and community le aders. In total\, more than 2\,000 men and women of Japanese ancestry were arrested\, detained\, and interned at 13 different confinement sites loca ted in Hawai`i. There was no evidence of espionage or sabotage\, and no ch arges were ever filed against them. The Untold Story\, produced by the Jap anese Cultural Center of Hawai`i\, chronicles their story through oral his tories\, documents\, interviews\, and reenactments.&nbsp\;\n\n&ldquo\;Whil e people have heard of places like Manzanar and Tule Lake\, the sites wher e Japanese Americans were incarcerated on the mainland\, few people are fa miliar with places like Honouliuli\, Kalaheo Stockade\, or that Japanese A mericans were held at the Kilauea Military Camp during WWII\,&rdquo\; said Carole Hayashino\, president and executive director of the Japanese Cultu ral Center of Hawai`i.&nbsp\;\n\n&ldquo\;Our film\, The Untold Story\, hel ps to ensure that the experience of over 2\,000 persons of Japanese ancest ry in Hawai`i who were picked up and imprisoned simply because of their an cestry is not forgotten.&rdquo\;&nbsp\;\n\nHayashino and Jane Kurahara\, J CCH staff associate\, will be at the screening to discuss the continuing e fforts to preserve Hawaii`s confinement sites and to answer questions from the audience.&nbsp\;\n\nCost:&nbsp\;<strong>Ticket required</strong>&nbsp \;($5 donation). For tickets or more information\, contact JAMsj at<a href =""></a>&nbsp\;or c all CATS at (408) 867-4525.\n\n<em>The film was made possible through a le ad grant from the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program throug h the National Park Service and matching funds provided by the Japanese Cu ltural Center of Hawai`i\, Island Insurance Foundation\, The Wallace Alexa nder Gerbode Foundation\, and the Japanese American Citizens League - Hono lulu Chapter.&nbsp\;</em> DTSTAMP:20231205T144934Z SUMMARY:Film: The Untold Story - - Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawa ii URL:/en/events/2013/10/05/film-the-untold-story-internment-of-japanese/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR