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The Empty Chair
Running Time: 72 minutes
Venue: Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway in Sausalito
Cast: Alice Tanaka Hikido
Showtime: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 @ 06:00 PM
Director: Greg Chaney
Description: [Screening @ Tiburon Film Society]
The Empty Chair is a unique documentary about how Japanese Americans from Juneau, Alaska were sent to prison camps during WWII and how the small Alaskan community stood in quiet defiance against the immoral internment of American citizens.
Japanese immigrants came to Alaska in the early 1900's and settled here to raise families. Japanese Americans from the west coast of the US including Alaska were sent to prison camps by the US government from 1942-1945 because all people of Japanese heritage were considered national security risks.
The Empty Chair documentary is composed of interviews of survivors from that period, rare historical photos, never before seen archival footage, US Government documentaries and historical accounts. All of these sources are woven together to draw the viewer back into this little know chapter of American history.
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