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 poetryprocess@gmail.com, and please visit  watmisaka.com.  For information about Japanese American Citizens League “JACL” or membership in the JACL Gulf Coast Chapter, contact Khai Nguyen at khainguyen@mqvncdc.org.

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  • Press Street’s MiniPlex program is a platform for film screenings and additional time based media events that take place in a pop-up theatre within Antenna Gallery. Press Street has hosted screenings in collaboration with other outside projects and organizations such as Cinema Reset as well as individual artists and filmmakers. For more information please contact Amanda at info@press-street.com.

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