Japanese American Community Events
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The “KOHO Japantown Film Festival” will take place from noon to 5 p.m. at the Japantown Peace Plaza in S.F.’s Japantown. It will screen: “Reparations” by Jon Osaki, executive director of the Japanese Community Youth Council. “Black and Asian Americans reflect on the legacy of slavery, the inequities that persist, and the critical role that solidarity between communities has in acknowledging and addressing systemic racism in America.” “Benkyodo, The Last Manju Shop in JTown,” produced by eryn kimura. “Rick and Bobby Okamura grapple with closing their beloved family-owned manju shop after serving the San Francisco Japantown community for 115 years.” “‘Like the Cherry Blossoms,’ produced by Greg Viloria and Tucker Reiland, speaks to the feeling of belonging in an ever evolving cultural community. Self-imposed assimilation — the struggle and optimism of preserving culture in San Francisco Japantown.” Info: https://kohosf.org/events/koho-japantown-film-festival.