Free Aoki Film Screening


FILM SCREENING: Aoki | Saturday, May 14 @ 7pm

AOKI (2010, 94 min.) is a documentary film chronicling the life of Richard Aoki (1938-2009), a third-generation Japanese American who became one of the founding members of the Black Panther Party. Filmed over the last five years of Aoki’s life, this documentary features extensive footage with Aoki and exclusive interviews with comrades, friends, and former students. Question and answer with the filmmakers Ben Wang and Mike Cheng will follow. Presented in collaboration with the Center for Study of the Pacific Northwest and the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington conference on Race, Radicalism, and the Repression on the Pacific Coast and Beyond. Aokifilm.com

Free | In Community Hall at The Wing Luke Museum (719 South King Street, International District)

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