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And They Came For Us

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Seventy-six years ago President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, paving the way for the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. AND THEN THEY CAME FOR USeducates audiences about the constitutional damage done in the name of national security. Featuring Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, rediscovered photos of Dorothea Lange and the story of Fred Korematsu’s long journey to justice, the film brings history into the present as it follows Japanese Americans speaking out against the Muslim travel ban and other regressive immigration policies.

Join us for a panel discussion on Japanese American internment during World War II, national security and immigration policies will be held after the film screening.

Concession stand will be opened for snack purchases!



Ticket pricing:

  • $10 advanced purchase
  • $14 at the door
  • $8 for students (Must show student ID)
  • $4 for children (ages 12 and under)

Book your tickets in advance for a special discount!  To purchase go to:

Please contact Lena via email at for more information

Proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit Monsoon victim services


October 6, 2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Lena Sylalom
515.288.0881 ext. 205


Varsity Theater
1207 25th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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