“The Manzanar Fishing Club” will be screened on Saturday, March 2, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Hollywood Japanese Cultural Institute, 3929 Middlebury St. (near 101 Freeway and Vermont Avenue), Los Angeles.
A question-and-answer session with the documentary’s writer, Richard Imamura, will follow the screening. The film tells the little-known story of Japanese American internees who slipped away under the cover of night to find freedom and adventure matching wits with the prized trout of the Sierra Nevada’s high-altitude lakes and streams.
Donation: $5. Coffee, tea and light snacks are included. For more information, email [email protected].com.
Other upcoming events include a spring pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, April 28, from 8 to 11 a.m.
Group activities at Hollywood JCI include an acting class, chorus (L.A. Daiku wo Utau Kai), Gardeners’ Association, Hollywood Buddhist Church, Japanese Language School, Jodoin, judo, karate and yoga. For more information, visit www.hollywoodjci.org/.