Past Event

The Manzanar Fishing Club Screening and Director Q&A

DvD cover for The Manzanar Fishing ClubThis free event includes a screening of the documentary, The Manzanar Fishing Club, and a discussion with the director/producer, Cory Shiozaki.

The Manzanar Fishing Club is a historical examination of the Manzanar concentration camp that held 10,000 Japanese Americans during WWII and a group of individuals who found a source of freedom in sneaking out of the camp to fish in the surrounding mountains.

For more information, please contact Mari Yamagiwa at or (773) 728-7171.

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“The Manzanar Fishing Club Screening and Director Q&A” is funded, in part, by an Illinois Humanities Community Grant as part of its Illinois Speaks program. To see other upcoming Illinois Speaks events, visit our events page. Apply here for an Illinois Speaks Community Grant. Learn more about our Community Grants program.