All posts by Keith Kamisugi

Fred Korematsu’s 100th Birthday

The New York Day of Remembrance Committee presents the 2nd Annual New York City Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the New York County Lawyers Association, Andrew Hamilton Hall, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. The event will also commemorate Korematsu’s 100th birthday. He was born ...

Newly Discovered 1984 Photo of Yasui, Korematsu, Hirabayashi by Bob Hsiang

From Bob Hsiang: I made a startling discovery in my archives tonight. a roll of film I shot 34 years ago. This is a still from the premiere of Steven Okazaki’s “Unfinished Business” at NAATA Film Festival, S.F. (now known as CAAM). It is a documentary “which centered on Min Yasui, an attorney from Oregon, ...

Broadcast Premiere of ‘And Then They Came for Us’ on KQED

The award-winning “And Then They Came for Us” film will have its television broadcast premiere on KQED in the Bay Area on Friday, December 7, 2018, at 8:00 pm. This broadcast will be followed by other public television station broadcasts in February 2019. Visit https://www.thentheycamedoc.com for a listing of future air times. The recent midterm ...

Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066

“Alternative Facts: The Lies of Executive Order 9066” is an upcoming film by Jon Osaki to be previewed on February 23, 2019, in Southern California at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute Day of Remembrance event, and in San Francisco at the Nichi Bei Foundation’s Films of Remembrance event. Major funding for the film was ...

‘Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice’ final cut complete

From Holly Yasui: We have completed a final cut of Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice and we feel that distribution and discussion of our film and the Fight for Justice is more important than ever. This final cut is now available for personal use on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nevergiveup. The final film ...