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Sleeping Tigers: The Asahi Baseball Story



Friday, August 10, 2018

Time(s): 5:00pm to 6:00pm


In pre-WWII Vancouver the Asahi baseball team was unbeatable, outplaying the taller Caucasian teams and winning the prestigious Pacific Northwest Championship for five straight years. When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, the Canadian government sent every person of Japanese descent, whether born in Canada or not, to internment camps. 


Faced with hardship and isolation, the former Asahi members survived by playing baseball. Their passion for this quintessential North American game soon attracted other players, including RCMP and local towns people, the baseball games helped to break down racial and cultural barriers. In Sleeping Tigers, award-winning director Jari Osborne skilfully weaves archival film and dramatic re-creations, along with candid interviews with the last of the Asahi, to tell this remarkable story. 



Length 51 minutes.



For more information on the Vancouver Asahi, please access this link to Historica Canada



The film screening will occur at 5:00pm in the Garden pavilion.


 

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