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
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 workers right in South Korea from Ms. Kim and from the documentary film, Island of Shadows, which gives voice to the unionists at Hanjin and highlights the historic 309-day high-altitude sit-in by Ms. Kim.
Screening of Island of Shadows will be followed by Q & A with Jinsook Kim and director Jeong Keun Kim.