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    JAA Newsletter

    The new Spring 2014 JAA Newsletter is now available for members. You won't want to miss interesting updates of upcoming events, reports on the DisOrient American Film Festival and so much more. If you're not a member, sign up today and receive regular notices and the quarterly newsletter to name just a few of the benefits.



Get Ready for the 9th Annual

DisOrient Asian American
Film Festival

Lots of exciting films will show this coming weekend, starting Thursday night with a special showing of The Act Of Killing followed by on the opening night & ceremonies on Friday night, April 11th through Sunday, April 13.

One particular film of interest is Hibakusha by directors Steve Nguyen & Choz Belen. This film is both courageous and touching. Below is the description:

HIBAKUSHA is an animated documentary/drama featuring Kaz Suyeishi, a 57 year old Japanese woman, who recalls her most vivid and horrific experiences as a 17 year old Hiroshima student during the morning of August 6, 1945 when the atomic bomb dropped on her hometown.

This film is inspired to bring awareness to the Hiroshima & Nagasaki bombings in hopes that nothing like this will ever happen again and over time, show tremendous forgiveness after these terrible incidents occurred. This project will commemorate the 66th Anniversary of the bombings and is dedicated to the Association of Hiroshima & Nagasaki A-bomb Survivors.

Click here to visit it the ofifical DisOrient site




JAA provides activities that celebrate
Japanese traditions.

Seasonal Potlucks

O-bon and Taiko Festival

New Year's Mochi Tsuki

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    JAA supports and participates in activities of organizations that promote Asian culture.

    Oregon Asian Celebration

    Asian Kite Festival by the Asian Council

    DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon

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Our mission is to help bring together our community.

Cooking & Craft Classes Provided

Movies Availalbe (English subtitles)

Hikes Scheduled

JAA Oral History Collection (Courtesy of OSU Multicultural Archives)

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