Books of the Year Events
Wednesday, January 27th
Documentary about the first, and possibly only time in U.S. history when an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented, and the surprising grassroots opposition that led to its repeal. Shown in partnership with Loussac Library's Watch and Learn program.
Loussac Library, Innovation Lab
Friday, February 19
Day of Remembrance
Featuring the documentary The Empty Chair about Japanese and Japanese Americans living in Southeast, AK prior to WWII, their interment during the war and return to AK, and the support they received from Alaskan communities. The film focuses on the life of John Tanaka. Discussion afterward with filmmaker and siblings of Mr. Tanaka.
Alaska Public Media TV Studio
3877 University Drive
Sponsored by the Alaska Chapter of Japanese American Citizens League and Alaska Public Media.