Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Day 1: Sat. March 12, 2010 @ 1-9pm

Saturday, March 12: 1pm-9pm

1 – 2pm: Kamishibai: Japanese story telling for children 3 + years old. 

2pm: A Thousand Cranes; 75 minutes. A young victum of radiation sickness inspires hope for peace and reconciliation. The classic 1958 film in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Sojiro Kimura. 

3:30pm: Flash of Hope: Hibakusha Traveling the World; 62 minutes. Survivors of the a-bomb travel the world in their quest for a nuclear-free world. Directed by Erika Bagnarello; produced by Peace Boat in association with Costa Rica Films. 

4:45pm: Standing Army; 70 minutes. Why does the United States have 716 military bases and 250,000 troups on foriegn soil (not including our bases and soldiers in Iraq & Afghanistan)? How do the populations surrounding the bases view them? Directed by Thomas Fazi and Enrico Parenti. 

6pm: Another Courage; 10 minutes. New York Premiere "The images are Iraq, the experiences are Vietnam." The trauma of battle and the need for help re-integrating into civilian life transcends any specific conflict. Directed by Erik Sween

7pm: Twice Bombed, Twice Survived: the Legacy of Tsutomu Yamaguchi; 70 minutes. World Premiere About 160 people survived both atomic bombings and late in life Mr. Yamaguchi became an advocate for peace. Directed by Hidetaka Inazuka; followed by Q & A; 

* Time and line up of the films are subject to change

Advance Tickets available: http://nypff.eventbrite.com/

Co-Host: The Peace & Justice Task Force of All Souls Unitarian Church
Partners the American Friends Service Committee, NY Metro Region; Granny Peace Brigade; Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW); New York War Resisters League; Pax Christi, New York; Peace Action New York State (PANYS); and Resistance Cinema.

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