Apr 282018

Voices Behind Barbed Wire: Stories of Hawaii Island Hilo Screening

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Hawaii Japanese Center

“Voices Behind Barbed Wire: Stories of Hawai‘i Island” Special Hilo Screening

11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

Produced by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. Written and Directed by Ryan Kawamoto

Length: 25 min

Synopsis: “Voices Behind Barbed Wire” explores the personal stories of the Hawai‘i Island Japanese Americans from their initial imprisonment at Kilauea Military Camp, transfer and interrogation at Sand Island, and their incarceration in far away places like New Mexico, Arkansas and Arizona. The film also focuses on the modern day relevance of civil liberties and takes an archeological journey through the former WWII prison sites on Hawai‘i Island.

The screenings are free and open to the public.

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