Films: REIKOS HINA DOLLS and KIMIKO MURAKAMIDate: Saturday Mar 02, 2013
Saturday, March 2, 2-3pm
Admission $5 | members & seniors $3
Mark this years Hinamatsuri (one day early) with two short films which tell the story of women who lived through the Japanese Canadian internment.
Reikos Hina Dolls
Its 1935. A Japanese family making their start in Canada receives a special gift from the country they left behind a beautiful set of Hina dolls. The dolls take on a conflicted meaning as the family struggles to adapt to their new home. When war breaks out with Japan, the family is faced with a punishing choice. In English with Japanese subtitles. Written, directed and produced by Komaki Matsui. Original story by Yumiko Hoyano. 28 min. 2012.
Kimiko Murakami: Triumph over Internment
Mary Kitagawa tells how her mother Kimiko Murakami and family were relocated from their farm on Salt Spring Island to internment camps in the interior of British Columbia after the bombing of Pearl Harbour in 1941. Written, directed and produced by Susan Poizner. 23 min. 2005.
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