Join APAP Chicago for
An Evening of Film and Consciousness-Raising
Friday, October 22, 2010
RSVP's required. 312.413.5353. Refreshments will be provided.
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Residents' Dining Hall Building
800 South Halsted
Chicago, IL 60607
Join us for An Evening of Film and Consciousness Raising presented by Asian Pacific Americans for Progress (APAP). We will screen the films A Crossroad Called Manzanar and Vincent Who? and have a discussion with Vincent Who's producer, Curtis Chin. DVD copies of the screened films will be available for purchase. We look forward to seeing you. See below for a synopsis of the films.
A Crossroad Called Manzanar (Cindy Fang and Alice Kim, 13 minutes)
A historical vignette centered on two young best friends, one Chinese American and one Japanese American, on the eve of Japanese internment. To see the trailer, go to: www.manzanarfilm.com.
Vincent Who? (Curtis Chin, 50 minutes)
A documentary about the legacy of the Vincent Chin case on Asian American activism in the 25-plus years after his murder.
To see the trailer, click here.
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at UIC,
Japanese American Service Committee,
Japanese American Citizens League,
Asian American Studies at UIC,
Asian American Resource and Cultural Center at UIC
Event is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served *
DVD copies of the screened films will be available for purchase at the screening
For additional information about APAP and "Vincent Who?" visit the APAP website.
This event is ADA accessible. If you need additional accommodations, please call 312.413.5353.