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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Mississippi Masala | New Directions in Indian Cinema: Featuring Films by Acclaimed Film Director, Mira Nair

Film - Series | April 19 | 5-8 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Center for African Studies

Set primarily in rural Mississippi, the film explores interracial romance between African Americans and Indian Americans in the United States.

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Documentary Film Screening: Island of Shadows: The Struggle for Worker’s Rights in South Korea

Film - Documentary | April 19 | 7-9:30 p.m. |  University Lutheran Chapel

 2425 College Ave., Berkeley, CA

 Jinsook Kim, Activist and organizer; Jeong Keun Kim, Director, Island of Shadows

 UC Berkeley Center for Korean Studies, UC Berkeley Labor Center

Jinsook Kim, a female welder, emerged as a key figure in the “democratic” labor movement of South Korea in the 1990s as one of the most committed leaders of the metal workers’ union movement. In recent decades she has become the champion of irregular workers. Learn about the ongoing struggle for worker’s right in South Korea from Ms. Kim and from the documentary film, Island of Shadows, which...   More >

Here Come the Videofreex: Jon Nealon, Jenny Raskin | United States, 2015

Film - Documentary | April 19 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Discover the forgotten story of the Videofreex collective, some of the first activists to use videotape as a tool for activism, protest, and self-representation.

With special guest Mary Curtis Ratcliff, past member of Videofreex

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

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