Friday, May 28, 2021
From 8:00pm to 10:00pm Eastern Time
This event is full.
This documentary weaves together the stories of Native Americans, Japanese-American WWII incarcerees, and environmentalists, who form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water.
Join AARP Movies for Grownups and attendees from across the U.S. for a FREE screening of Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust on May 28 at 8:00 pm ET | 7:00 pm CT | 6:00 pm MT | 5:00 pm PT - AARP membership not required.
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From the majestic peaks of the snow-capped Sierras to the parched valley of Payahuunadü, “the land of flowing water,” MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER BECOMES DUST poetically weaves together memories of intergenerational women. Native Americans, Japanese-American WWII incarcerees and environmentalists form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water from Los Angeles. Filmed over five years, this documentary captures stunning and intimate imagery of this valley, combined with archival gems and careful research to narrate this epic story of the American West.
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