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“Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust” Virtual Screening and Talk

Friday | February 18, 2022 | 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 Ninth Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607

Graphic of a river in a canyon, reading, "Virtual Event: Manzanar, Diverted"[VIRTUAL EVENT] Join us on the eve of the 80th anniversary of Day of Remembrance for a virtual screening of acclaimed documentary, MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER BECOMES DUST, followed by a live dialogue with the filmmaker and special guests. From the majestic peaks of the snow-capped Sierras to the parched valley of Payahuunadü, “the land of flowing water,” MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER BECOMES DUST poetically weaves together memories of intergenerational women. Native Americans, Japanese-American WWII incarcerees and environmentalists form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles.

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