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Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00 VIP reception
7:00 L.A. premiere screening of Go For Broke: An Origin Story, followed by Q & A with the cast, crew and veterans of the 100th/442nd/MIS.
Hollywood American Legion - Post 43
2035 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
Join filmmaker and host Stacey Hayashi, as well as cast members and veterans at the premiere screening of Go For Broke: An Origin Story. The 94-minute feature film outlines the events that effected and led up to the formation of the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most highly decorated unit in US military history for its size and time in combat.
The film has won several awards, including the WWII-Normandy Film Festival Outstanding Feature Film award and Audience Award (Boston), and has screened to sold out crowds in Hawaii, San Jose, CAAMFest in SF, the Boston Asian American Film Festival, Normandy, and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
$50 General Admission
$100 VIP Pre-Screening Reception
Tickets - EventBrite