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The Vancouver Asahi


Based on the true story of a legendary pre-World War I baseball team, this big-budget crowd-pleaser depicts the hardship and discrimination that Japanese immigrants living in Canada faced at the beginning of the 20th century. Their only pride came from their local baseball team, the Vancouver Asahi, who became a powerhouse in the amateur leagues thanks to an imaginative playing style called ““brain ball’. (Synopsis from Camera Japan Festival)

Film Festivals (selected): Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Camera Japan Festival
Available to stream on (subject to change): n/a

[This film is NOT available to stream on SAKKA. We do not own the copyright, and this page is for informative purposes only.]


Yuya Ishii

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Camera Japan Festival