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Film Screening: And Then They Came for Us

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
IPRH, Department of Asian American Studies
Location
Room 210, Second Floor, Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)
Date
Oct 10, 2019   7:00 pm  
Views
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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 of Dorothea Lange, And Then They Came for Usbrings history into the present, retelling this difficult story and following Japanese American activists as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban.

dir. Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider, 2017. Followed by a discussion with Satsuki Ina, community activist, writer, and filmmaker.

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