Cultural Film Night – Transcending: The Wat Misaka Story
Event: May 15, 2013
7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Please join us for Cultural Film Night, hosted by Delia Tomino Nakayama, with support from Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, Charitable Film Network, and the Japanese American Citizens League.

TRANSCENDING: The Wat Misaka Story
by Bruce Alan Johnson & Christine Toy Johnson

Transcending is a documentary film about Wat Misaka, the first person to break the basketball color barrier.  (2010, 84 minutes)

Free Admission and refreshments.  Limited Seating.   For more information contact, and please visit  For information about Japanese American Citizens League “JACL” or membership in the JACL Gulf Coast Chapter, contact Khai Nguyen at

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