By Lisa Matsumoto, Publicity & Communications Intern
People and visitors identical joined FEW’s monthly fulfilling on June 8th to listen to the storyline of Japanese battle brides, an account usually neglected and untold. We welcomed Lucy art, a filmmaker and FEW that is former member the 80s, to show their particular undetectable reports. As being a girl of just one war that is such, Lucy’s every day life try connected with Japan. As well as two ladies with similar backgrounds — Karen Kasmauski and Kathryn Tolbert — Lucy made a decision to result in the documentary “Fall Seven period, wake up Eight: japan War Brides” to unravel their particular moms’ stories.
All of it started when you look at the fall of 2011 at a Starbucks in Arizona, D.C. Lucy, Karen and Kathryn desired to find out more about the relations between younger Japanese females and US guys after WWII, and as a result, about their loved ones records. just What began as being a basic tip for a novel alternatively converted into a film. Lucy mentioned the documentary ended up being like peeling “onion skins. Continue reading June Encounter Recap: A Individual Quest: Japan’s War Brides