Japanese American Community Events
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The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) Youth group will present a screening of “Citizen Tanouye” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 535 North Fifth St. in San Jose’s Japantown. The award-winning documentary is about a diverse group of Torrance, Calif. high school students who embark on a journey to uncover the story of Tech Sgt. Ted Tanouye, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, who was awarded for his valor in combat while serving in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Keynote speaker Kats Hikido, a veteran of the 442nd, will speak about serving in Southern France and Italy. Robert Horsting, the producer and co-director of “Citizen Tanouye,” will speak about making the documentary. The JAMsj Youth group will present the first-ever JAMsj Youth Poetry Scholarship. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 673-6984. Info: about the film: www.citizentanouye.com.