Mar 3, 2009

Song Gets Write-Up In LA Times!

Photobucket robert ito wrote a really nice article on song that ran in the la times on saturday.
"The film is at turns celebratory and wistful, a paean to Iijima and the L.A. that, despite its rap as a town without a center or a sense of community, nurtured the artist like no other."
read article here
i sat down with robert a couple of weeks ago. being japanese american himself, he really understood the history and significance of the asian american movement and the relevance of chris iijima's story. another reminder why we need more people from our respective communities with access to mainstream media outlets like the times.