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Mar ~ Feb

FILM FESTIVAL: TU CINE! Free Student Outreach Screenings at the SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL

SAN DIEGO- TU CINE! FREE student outreach screenings at the 24th SAN DIEGO FILM FESTIVAL, presented by Fashion Valley, during March 21st-March 24th. The screenings are curated for middle school and high school students. Each film is entertaining and educational, encouraging dialogue.

Region: San Diego

Location:

AMC Fashion Valley 18
7037 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108

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Mar ~ Mar

FILM SHORTS: YOUTH VISIONS SHOWCASE at the 2017 San Diego Latino Film Festival

SAN DIEGO- Media Arts Center San Diego presents its annual YOUTH VISIONS SHOWCASE, a collection of short films from young filmmakers.

Region: San Diego

Location:

AMC Fashion Valley 18
7037 Friars Road San Diego, CA 92108

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Mar

Discussion: Suspect: Long Beach & Terminal Island Stories Event Title:

LONG BEACH -- This panel discussion about local Japanese residents’ unique World War II challenges includes Naomi Hirahara author of Terminal Island: the Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor, and Nisei Aiko Takashita who will share some of her childhood memories of December 7, 1941 and her imprisonment at Poston, Arizona.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Historical Society of Long Beach
4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807

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Mar

Film Screening and Discussion: Baby Face

LA HABRA -- Robert James, film historian and author of Who won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars will curate and discuss the film Baby Face, as well as lead a discussion about early 20th century versus modern views of feminism.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

La Habra Branch Library
221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631

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Mar

DISCUSSION: On the Line with Rosie: Our Long Beach Stories

LONG BEACH -- Long time Long Beach feminist activist, and former Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske presents an evening of stories about women workers and their role in World War II.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Historical Society of Long Beach
4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807

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Apr ~ Apr

BOOK EXHIBIT: Showcasing books about immigration, poverty and community

LA HABRA-- The La Habra Library will display books and articles talking about immigration, poverty and the inner city, and how the inability to assimilate populations into the larger community harms both the individual immigrant and the society at large.

Region: Orange County

Location:

La Habra Branch Library- Community Room
221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631

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Apr

Film Screening:“Fruitvale Station” and Q&A with Oscar Grant’s uncle, Cephus Johson

SAN RAFAEL -- As part of Dominican University of California's community engagement initiative entitled "DEMOCRACY AND EQUITY," Dominican is presenting a special screening of "Fruitvale Station" - a 2013 American biographical drama film based on the events leading to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed in 2009 by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale district station of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Oakland.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue Angelico Hall
San Rafael, CA 94901

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Apr

COMMUNITY EVENT: Family Sumi-e Painting

ROLLING HILLS-- Help us create a large painting using Japanese Sumi-E techniques to display all month long in the Peninsula Center Library Foyer.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Peninsula Center Library Foyer
701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

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Apr

FILM SCREENING and DISCUSSION: French film La Haine (Hate)

LA HABRA-- Steve Elkins, documentary film director and composer, curates the French film La Haine (Hate), and will lead a discussion about immigration, poverty, and the effects that discrimination and failure to assimilate populations has on a larger community.

Region: Orange County

Location:

La Habra Library – Community Room
221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631

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May

COMMUNITY EVENT: Japanese Bilingual Storytime

PALOS VERDES-- Special Japanese-English Bilingual Storytime for children ages 2-5.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Malaga Cove Library Community Room
2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

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May

COMMUNITY EVENT: Celebrate Children’s Day

ROLLING HILLS-- Celebrate Japan’s Children’s Day and make a Koinobori flag.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Peninsula Center Library Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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May ~ May

FAMILY HISTORY: Passages Project Scanning Event

ROLLING HILLS-- Bring photos of your family’s immigration experience to be scanned and archived.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Peninsula Center Library Conference Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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May

FILM SCREENING and TALK: Legacy of Heart Mountain and Q&A with David Ono

ROLLING HILLS-- Learn about the Heart Mountain Internment Camp and daily life followed by a Q&A with ABC7’s David Ono.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Peninsula Center Library Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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May

COMMUNITY EVENT: Celebrate Japanese Culture Day

ROLLING HILLS-- Celebrate Japanese Culture with us and learn about ukiyo-e woodblock printing, and enjoy a performance by the Los Angeles Japanese Music Ensemble.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Peninsula Center Library Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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May

By Appointment - Passages Project Storytelling Event PC Community Room

ROLLING HILLS-- Record your individual or family immigration story

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Location:

Peninsula Center Library Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

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May

FILM SCREENING: American Pastime

ROLLING HILLS-- Watch a screening of the 2007 film American Pastime depicting the role of baseball in internment camps.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Peninsula Center Library Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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May

Japanese Bilingual Storytime

ROLLING HILLS-- Special Japanese-English Bilingual Storytime for children ages 2-5.

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Location:

Peninsula Center Library Storytime Room
701 Silver Spur Rd., Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

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May

YOUTH EVENT: Sushi Demonstration for teens

ROLLING HILLS-- Sushi demonstration by the Sushi Chef Institute for teens.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Annex
655 Deep Valley Dr.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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May

Sumi-E Painting Workshop feat. the Gardena Kuwai Sumi-E Club

ROLLING HILLS-- Learn about Sumi-E art and make your own in this workshop with the Gardena Kuwai Sumi-E Club

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Peninsula Center Library Community Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.,  Rolling Hills Estates,  CA 90274

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