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Film Screening: “My Name is Kim Bok-Dong”

FREE Film Screening!

Join us for a screening of “My Name is Kim Bok-Dong” at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s James Stukel Towers Theater.

This documentary follows the life of Kim Bok-Dong, one of thousands of Korean women who were victims of sexual slavery during World War II and known as “Comfort Women.” The film follows her 27-year fight to get recognition and an apology from Japan.

After a short introduction at 5 PM, the film will start promptly at 5:15 PM. The event will include a short educational session at 7 PM with Professor Elizabeth Son (Northwestern University) and a discussion with Ms. Yoon Mi Hyang from the Korean Council for Justice and Remembrance for the Issues of Military Sexual Slavery by Japan.

Light refreshments will be served.

Where: James Stukel Towers Theater
718 James M. Rochford St., Chicago, IL

When: Thursday, 9/19/19 at 5:00pm

Cost: FREE

Parking: 701 West Maxwell Street Garage
1406 South Union Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607, US
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Organizers:
KAN-WIN
– 정의기억연대 The Korean Council for Justice and Remembrance for the Issues of Military Sexual Slavery by Japan (Korean Council)
UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center – AARCC
UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center

Co-Sponsors (will be added and updated):
HANA Center
– Center for Asian/Asian American Ministry @ Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community- CBCAC
The Network – Advocating Against Domestic Violence
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago
Korean American Women’s Association of Chicago
– Washington Coalition for Comfort Women Issues, Inc.
– Kappa Pi Beta
– APhiG UIC
Resilience
Korean Nurses Association of Chicago

For more information, please email info@kanwin.org.

September 19 2019

Details

Date: September 19
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Venue

James Stukel Towers Theater

718 James M. Rochford St
Chicago, IL 60607

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Organizers

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago
Phone: (773) 271-0899 Ext 200
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KAN-WIN
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Resilience
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The Network – Advocating Against Domestic Violence
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UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center
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Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community- CBCAC
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HANA Center
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Kappa Pi Beta Fraternity, Inc. – Beta Chapter at UIC
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UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center – AARCC
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APhiG UIC
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