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SBTHP presents Fifth Annual Asian American Film Series

 

July 3, 2014

This July the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) continues its three-part summer film series focusing on Chinese American and Japanese American communities. All films will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Alhecama Theatre (914 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara). Receptions follow each film.

 

Friday, July 11: Great Grandfather's Drum (2011 - 57 min), Alhecama Theatre
Great Grandfather's Drum celebrates Japanese-American culture and history in Hawai'i through the story of a contemporary taiko drum ensemble. This documentary presents an inspiring century-long tale of struggle and success in the greatest American tradition -- of plantation life, patriotic heroism during World War II, and helping to create statehood for Hawai'i.

Sushi bento boxes available for purchase from Studio Nihon.


Friday, July 18: Linsanity (2013 - 89 min), Alhecama Theatre

The life story of basketball sensation Jeremy Lin is told in this gripping documentary.

Explore the adversities that Mr. Lin has faced, as well as the “Linsanity” frenzy that built as his career took off. 

Pre-film dinner special at Sojourner Cafe.
 

Friday, July 25: Anita Ho (2006 - 74 min), Alhecama Theatre
A Korean American man meets his Chinese American girlfriend's parents for the first time. Drama, cultural struggles, and laughter ensue in this upbeat romantic comedy.

Pre-film dinner special at Julienne.  Three course dinner $40.  Reservations recommended.

 

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CALENDAR LISTING

MOVIE: Great Grandfather's Drum (2011 - 57 min)

DATE & TIME: Friday, July 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Alhecama Theatre, 914 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara

COST: Free for SBTHP members, $5 suggested donation for non-members

PRESIDIO NEIGHBORHOOD SPEICAL OFFERINGS:

Sushi bento boxes available for purchase from Studio Nihon.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.sbthp.org or call (805) 965-0093

 

MOVIE: Linsanity (2014 - 81 min)

DATE & TIME: Friday, July 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Alhecama Theatre, 914 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara

COST: Free for SBTHP members, $5 suggested donation for non-members

PRESIDIO NEIGHBORHOOD SPEICAL OFFERINGS:

Pre-film dinner special at Sojourner Cafe.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.sbthp.org or call (805) 965-0093

 

MOVIE: Anita Ho (2006 - 74 min)

DATE & TIME: Friday, July 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Alhecama Theatre, 914 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara

COST: Free for SBTHP members, $5 suggested donation for non-members

PRESIDIO NEIGHBORHOOD SPEICAL OFFERINGS:

Pre-film dinner special at Julienne.  Three course dinner $40. Reservations recommended.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.sbthp.org or call (805) 965-0093

 

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