World premiere of Passing Poston to be held at Colorado River Indian Reservation - site of former Poston Internment Camp
Former Poston internees will be returning to the place where they were forcibly interned during World War II. They will gather on the reservation for the world premiere screening of the documentary, "Passing Poston" - a film that tells the stories of four former internees, the time they spent in Poston and the impact that Poston had on their lives.
Screenings and commemorations on February 13th, 2008 in Poston, Arizona.
New York City premiere of Passing Poston begins February 20th, 2008
The premiere of Passing Poston, coincides with The National Day of Remembrance, a federally designated day commemorating Franklin Roosevelt's signing Executive Order 9066 on February 19th, 1942. The order sanctioned the removal of all people of Japanese ancestry from the entire Pacific Coast.
The documentary begins a limited engagement at the Pioneer Theater -- (155 E. 3rd Street - between Avenues A and B) on Wednesday, February 20th.
Passing Poston selected for screening at Sacramento International Film Festival.
Passing Poston is chosen as an official selection for the Sacramento International Film Festival.
Passing Poston selected for screening at European Independent Film Festival, La Biblioth¸que Nationale de France, Paris.
Passing Poston is chosen as an official selection for the European Independent Film Festival.