Manzanar Diverted

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Ventura County Japanese American Citizens League




The Ventura JACL will be hosting an afternoon work-in-progress screening of Manzanar, Diverted, a documentary film, by Ann Kaneko about this wartime concentration camp in the Owens Valley. This film expands the story of Manzanar to reveal how water is at the heart of the experiences of Japanese Americans, Native Americans, farmers and ranchers, who contested the more powerful U.S. Army and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for control of this land. Actual footage of the gardens at Manzanar included in film. The filmmaker will be present for a Q&A afterwards.

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018 

Time: 1 pm refreshments; 1:30 pm screening

Japanese American Christian Chapel
300 Mission Dr, Camarillo, CA 93010

Ventura County Japanese American Citizens League

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