Event Details

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Please join Cornell in Hollywood, Co-Director Abby Ginzberg ’71 and George Takei at the LA Premiere of

And Then They Came for Us

Media Sponsor:
Capital and Main

Co-Sponsored by
ACLU of Southern California
 Asian Americans Advancing Justice
 Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater-Los Angeles Area
 Define American
 Equal Justice Society
 Facing History and Ourselves
 Fred T. Korematsu Institute
 Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute
 Japanese American Bar Association
 Japanese American National Museum
 Japanese American Citizens League
 Jonathan Logan Family Foundation
 Little Tokyo Historical Society
 Manzanar Committee
 Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
 Nikkei Progressives
 One Justice
 SILA Consulting
Vigilant Love Coalition

Monday, Nov. 27th at 7 pm – 10:00 pm

George Takei, who is featured in the film, will be present with the filmmakers and special guests for the Q and A following the film.

Downtown Independent Theater
251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Parking garage directly across the street from theater

For more info contact: abby@socialactionmedia.com

Purchase Tickets here! ($25)

Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans.  Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, AND THEN THEY CAME FOR US brings history into the present, retelling this difficult story and following Japanese American activists as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban.  Knowing our history is the first step to ensuring we do not repeat it. AND THEN THEY CAME FOR US is a cautionary and inspiring tale for these dark times.

“It was moving to be with George Takei at the Alphawood Gallery in Chicago as he discussed his experiences in the camps at Rohwer, Arkansas and Tule Lake. George is spreading the word that we all have to resist hate and the Muslim travel ban or we are doomed to repeat one of the darkest chapters in US history.”
Abby Ginzberg ’71, Co-Director

“I’ve seen pretty much every film on the Japanese American incarceration experience in recent years, and this was definitely one of the most powerful and informative. Moreover, the film deftly related the Japanese American experience to today’s issues of civil liberties infringement, making it a must-see film for these difficult times.”
Kenji G. TagumaPresident, Nichi Bei Foundation