Hawaii Film Blog

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Premiere of PBS Doc "The First Battle"

Tom Coffman's "The First Battle" is premiering on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Hawaii Theatre. The film is a one-hour PBS documentary about the little known behind-the-scenes battle waged by Japanese Americans in Hawaii just before, and in the early years of WWII. These individuals struggled with the U.S. government to prevent mass internment of Japanese Americans and to secure their right to bear arms while fighting for the U.S. Be a good citizen and watch this film:

The First Battle: The Battle for Equality in War-Time Hawaii
A Film by Tom Coffman
When: Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Hawaii Theatre
Where: Doors open 6pm, film starts 7pm, discussion/reception to follow
Cost: $10 (includes $2 fee that will go toward restoring Hawaii Theatre)
Sponsored by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii

>> Listen and Learn
A Pictorial History of Hawaii
PBS Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

>> Documentary on Little Known Pearl Harbor Story
>> Upcoming Educational Films

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