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Tanforan - From Race Track to Assembly Center

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Description

Watch the one-hour documentary, Tanforan - From Race Track to Assembly Center with members of your community and engage in a short conversation and Q&A with Steve Okamoto.

Did you know that when the Tanforan Racetrack was converted to the Tanforan Assembly Center in 1942 it was the second largest temporary Wartime Civil Control Administration camp? Learn about the experiences of Japanese Americans who were interned in the camp via immersive interviews and archival footage in this documentary. Our post-movie discussion will be moderated by Steve Okamoto, former internee and Foster City City Council Member as well as resident for over 40 years.

Offered in collaboration with The Millbrae Anti-Racist Coalition and The Tanforan Assembly Center Memorial Committee.


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Program:
Equity Series
Suitable for:
Adults
55+
Type:
Movies, Documentaries
SMCL Live Experiences
Language:
English

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