WHO/WHAT: The Japanese American National Museum presents a Q&A session for the film “Madame Fujima Kansuma,” featuring the life of a Japanese American kabuki dancer and teacher who began a decades-long career in the early 1940s. Filmmaker Yuka Murakami Kansuma’s daughter Miyako Tachibana and longtime student June Berk will discuss the career and legacy of Madame Kansuma. Watching the film on the Japanese American National Museum YouTube channel before the Q&A session is recommended.
WHEN/WHERE: Friday, June 26, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (PDT) on JANM’s YouTube channel. Participants can submit questions in advance using the form found on the JANM website at janm.org.