Feminist Films: My Name is Kim Bok-Dong
Date / Time
September 19, 2019 - September 19, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join the UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center, UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, and KAN-WIN for a screening of 김복동 (My Name Is Kim Bok-Dong), the story of a human rights activist and survivor of sex slavery during World War II. The documentary follows her 27-year-long battle for justice against the Japanese government, until she passed away in January at the age of 93.
The event will include a short educational session 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 snacks will be served.
Free and open to the public. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Please email email@example.com for any other accommodation requests.