Tickets: Sensory Friendly: The Journal of Ben Uchida Citizen 13559
February 25, 2018
A special presentation of "The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559" for our patrons with sensory sensitivities.
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“I was born here. I’m from here. I’m American.”
Witness the story of 12-year-old Ben Uchida, a Japanese-American boy whose life is changed forever following the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor. When the U.S. government forces Japanese-American citizens into internment camps, Ben and his family must face difficult truths about the idea of home. One young person’s struggle to understand a society allowing mass discrimination against its citizens poses questions as urgent today as they were in the past.