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Los Angeles, CA United States

November 2018

Refining Community: The Evolution of Sawtelle Japantown

November 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST
Public Affairs 2343, Los Angeles, CA United States

UCLA Center for EthnoCommunications is co-sponsoring a screening for a machinima documentary about the history of Japanese Americans in Sawtelle Japantown, Los Angeles. Check out the trailer: https://vimeo.com/175640458.  A flyer is also attached.   The documentary consists of animation, oral history interviews and archival footage. The animation is created using the video game Minecraft, which builds a 3D virtual environment of Sawtelle in the 1930s-70s along with animations of people living there.

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