Hito Hata: Raise the Banner — Visual Communications
For folks living in the Los Angeles area, Visual Communications is offering a free screening at the Japanese American National Museum this coming Saturday of the pioneering AAPI feature HITO HATA: RAISE THE BANNER by Robert Nakamura and Duane Kubo. The NFPF is proud to have helped support its preservation. Tickets are free but seats are limited. You can order them at the link below.
A landmark project directed by Robert A. Nakamura and Duane Kubo, HITO HATA: RAISE THE BANNER (1980) is the first feature-length film made by and about Asian Pacific Americans. Capturing the contributions and hardships of Japanese Americans from the turn-of-the-20th century, the film centers on Oda....