Film Screening: "Becoming Yamazushi" followed by Q&A with Director G Yamazawa
Come join us for a film screening of Becoming Yamazushi (2022) on Thursday, April 20th at 4pm in Seigle L006.
Directed and narrated by Japanese American MC and poet G Yamazawa, the documentary is a family history about G’s immigrant parents and their restaurant, Yamazushi. Through a poetic narration of his parents’ journey of running the oldest Japanese restaurant in Durham, North Carolina, G honors family legacy and discovers how art can be a champion for healing, lost history, and cultural liberation.
Daniel Woo, Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethnic Studies. The program will feature a 15-minute film screening, followed by a Q/A moderated by Daniel and Ila Sheren, Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology and Director of Graduate Studies in AMCS.
Check out the trailer for Becoming Yamazushi