[act-ma] 6:30pm Feb 26th: 'Ghosts of Jeju' video, Copley square

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Tue Feb 20 11:13:23 PST 2018

'Ghosts of Jeju'
 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 is the first English-language documentary about the struggle of the brave people of Gangjeong Village who opposed the military advance of the United States, just as their parents and relatives did in 1947. As then, they are arrested, jailed, fined, and hospitalized for resisting the construction of a massive naval base that will accommodate America’s “pivot to Asia,” and is destroying their 400 year old village and their UNESCO protected environment.
 And yet, the indomitable spirit of the villagers and their supporters, who have not lost hope in spite of overwhelming odds, will inspire and motivate everyone who believes there is a better way to live together on this planet.

 Discussion: Not centralized, many talk at once, you listen to who you want to.
 Voting: After seeing and discussing each video, audience members may vote on how good the DVD is. Average scores will set award at the series end.
 Best Documentary Award: given Apr 23rd, after ‘Who Bombed Judi Bari?’, discussion and voting and tabulation.
 Admission is free
 Donations: accepted toward venue rental.
 Sponsor: Greater Boston chapter of the Green-Rainbow party.
Greater Boston Chapter Green-Rainbow Party Documentary and Discussion Series. 2nd and 4th Monday evenings of each month
 Mon Feb 26, 6:30pm-9:30pm Community Church of Boston, Copley Square, 565 Boylston st. Venue is accessible for some wheelchair users. There is an elevator but it is small.

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