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Saturday, August 3 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Represent!: How Hollywood is Telling the Story of One of the Darkest Moments in Our Nation's History

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AMC's "The Terror: Infamy" How Hollywood is Telling the Story of One of the Darkest Moments in Our Nation's History, Panel, Mercer Ballroom
Helmed by showrunner Alexander Woo ("True Blood"), "The Terror: Infamy" is a haunting and suspenseful series set in Japanese internment camps during World War II. The series features a cast and crew with a number of personal connections to this historical time, starting with George Takei, who lived in two internment camps as a child, is on board as a series regular and consultant. The lead character is played by Derek Mio, a fourth generation Japanese American, whose grandfather lived on Terminal Island and was sent to Manzanar internment camp after Pearl Harbor. Mio also recently appeared in “Medal of Honor,” (Netflix docu-series) where he portrayed WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi Miyamura.
The discussion will feature "The Terror" lead actor Derek Mio, actor/consultant George Takei and showrunner Alexander Woo

  • Denise Nakano, Anchor and Reporter for NBC10 News in Philadelphia, Moderator
    She has received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Documentary and six national and regional Emmy Awards. She was also honored with a city proclamation recognizing her reporting on the heroin crisis in Philadelphia.

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Saturday August 3, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
Mercer G+H