South San Francisco, CA May 8, 2018 Submitted by SSF Library
Please attend this film screening and discussion panel on Thursday, May 10th 6pm-8pm at the West Orange Library.
Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans.
Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs by Dorthea Lange, And Then They Came brings history into the present, retelling this difficult story and following Japanese American activists as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban. Screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring film co-director, Ken Schneider, SSF Mayor Pro Tempore, Karyl Matsumoto, South San Francisco Asian Alliance Board Member, Hilda Barradas, and Steve Okamoto of Tanforan Assembly Center Memorial Committee.