Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 12:19:17 -0700 (PDT)
Interviewing her is show host Daniel C. Tsang. The film run has been extended through next Sunday in Orange County at Edwards University across the street from UC Irvine. Call (949) 854-8811 for times. It will also be showing at the Laemmle Grande in downtown Los Angeles, (213) 617-0268.
Strawberry Fields is a coming-of-age story of a young Japanese American girl growing up in Chicago, who is haunted by the memory of her dead sister and the historical trauma of the WW II internment of Japanese Americans. The girl also likes to burn things.
For more information on Tajiri's film, check out the Web-site: Strawberry Fields . A review by Orange County Register film critic Henry Sheehan appeared last Friday (June 4, 1999) (OCR) as well as one in the Los Angeles Times last Friday also by Jon Matsumoto (LAT).
Later this week, this interview will be available in RealAudio format at: realaudio.
Callers can chat with Ms. Tajiri during the show at: (949) 824-5824 or send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel: (949) 824-4978 (Tsang)