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|Screening of: The Ghosts of Jeju Island|
|Date||Thursday January 09|
|Time||7:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley http://www.bfuu.org
A shocking documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. military government of Korea. Using previously secret and classified photos, film and documents, this will be the first English-language documentary about the struggle of the brave people of Gangjeong village who are opposing the military advance of the United States, just as their parents and relatives did in 1947. As then, they are being arrested, jailed, fined, and hospitalized for resisting the construction of a massive naval base that will accommodate America’s “pivot to Asia” announced by President Obama. This will destroy their 400 year old village and their UNESCO protected environment.
Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Ctee as part of our Conscientious Projector Series for the 99%
Suggested donation $5-$10. No one turned away.
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