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California Premiere of “Enemy Alien”

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COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT – Saturday, February 19, 2011, two-showings, at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Secretary of State’s Auditorium, 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, CA

This 70 minute documentary chronicles a young Japanese American film maker, Konrad Aderer’s, involvement in the struggle to free a Palestinian peace activist, Farouk Abdel-Muhti, who is unjustly imprisoned after 9-11 by Homeland Security.

Donation:  $15/person for adults, $10 for students over 18, and FREE for students under 18.  For additional information: www.nctor.org  or Sacramento: (916) 427-2841, or 447-0231, Lodi: (209) 478-2499, and Placer County: (916) 508-6587.

STUDENT EDUCATION PROGRAM:  January 24 – March 18, 2011, California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, 10th and O Streets, Sacramento, CA.

“Time of Remembrance Discovery Program: The Japanese American Experience”, is a multi-media educational presentation where volunteers of Japanese descent share their stories of immigration, internment and freedom.  For eight weeks, students from throughout Northern California will explore citizenship, constitutionality, and the concept of redress.  Not to be missed is the historical exhibit, stepping into a replica barrack room, including historical artifacts, photographs and the scale model guard tower.

For information or to schedule student group’s contact:  Shelly Atkinson or Erin Crump at 916-654-1729 or[email protected]

The NCTOR and its educational partners, California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, Elk Grove Unified School District, and the California State University, Sacramento, Library, Special Collections, plan these activities in remembrance of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which suspended due process and resulted in the unjust incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into America’s concentration camps during World War II.