Japanese American Community Events
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Frank Abe’s “Conscience and the Constitution” will be screened at 1 p.m. at the Tateuchi Story Theatre at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, located at 719 South King St., in Seattle. The award-winning film details the largest organized resistance to the wartime incarceration of Japanese Americans. Following that, “With Honors Denied,” which depicts the true story of Yukiko Kubo Shiogi, an American who was betrayed by her own country. Actor George Takei narrated the film, which was written and produced by Mimi Gan and Jim Dever. The “Transcending: The Wat Misaka Story,” to be screened at 4:20 p.m., is a documentary about Wat Misaka, the first person of color to be drafted by the 1947 Knicks into what is now the NBA. Bruce Alan Johnson and Christine Toy Johnson directed the film. Info: Call (206) 623-5124 or visit www.wingluke.org.