For years, George Takei has been a fixture in pop culture. First, as Sulu on Star Trek and then just as himself. Many people who grew to love the true story behind his life. At an early age, he was imprisoned in a US WWII internment camp along with his family. Then, for several years of his career, he was forced to hide his sexual identity. Since coming out, he’s become one of the most popular and most beloved celebrities in the world (and especially on the internet). Now, there’s finally a film that chronicles his Journey, “To Be Takei.”
Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship Enterprise, to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star’s playful and profound trek for life, liberty, and love.