Documentary: Moving Walls
Heart Mountain Internment Camp
July 25, 5:30 p.m.
The past and present state of the barracks from Wyoming’s Heart Mountain incarceration camp for Japanese Americans after WWII is the subject of a special program at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Thursday, July 25, at 5:30 pm. The 25-minute documentary film, Moving Walls, will be shown, followed by a panel discussion with two former Heart Mountain incarcerees, Judge Raymond S. Uno and Takashi Hoshizaki, historian Mike Mackey, and filmmaker Sharon Yamato. The panel will be moderated by California State University at Fullerton professor emeritus Dr. Arthur A. Hansen. A reception with light refreshments will follow the program.
Funded by the Department of Interior, National Park Service (NPS) through the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program for the year 2014-2015, the project was completed under the fiscal sponsorship of Visual Communications, Inc., Los Angeles.