EVENT: film screening in DC

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Jyothi Kanics---Global Survival Network (jkanics@igc.apc.org)
Tue, 8 Sep 1998 08:32:57 -0700 (PDT)


Asia Pacific Center for Justice and Peace &
Foreign Policy In Focus present

A Mini Film Series:

The Legacy of U.S. Militarism in
East Asia

Impact on Women & the Environment

Where: The Institute for Policy Studies
733 15th St., NW Suite 1020 Washington DC

When: Starting Every Wednesday
September 9th - September 23rd noon - 2.00 p.m.

The Philippines: Wednesday Sept. 9th Olongapo Rose, (circa 1989) (aprox
45mins). A comprehensive documentary about the effects of military presence
in the Philippines. Prostitution, sexually transmitted diseases and
HIV/AIDS, Amerasian children, and drug addiction surround Subic naval base
in Olongapo City, Philippines. Speaker: To Be Confirmed

South Korea: Wednesday Sept. 16th The Women Outside, (1996) (aprox 50 mins)
A documentary about the lives of women working in the sex industry around
military bases in South Korea, and the lives of Korean women who become
military wives. Speaker: Jin Sook Lee, Korea Information Project & American
Federation of Labor

Okinawa, Japan: Wednesday Sept. 23rd A Message from Okinawa, (1998) (20
mins) A film produced by the Okinawa prefectural government about the
history of U.S. military presence in the small island prefecture and the
effects on the natural and social environment & Tochi Wa Inochi (Land is
Life) (1995) (30 mins) The destruction of the environment and indigenous
people's communities, the sexual slavery of women and the exploitation of
natural resources is addressed in this film. Speaker: Rachel Cornwell, Asia
Pacific Center, formerly with Okinawa Christian Peace (Heiwa) Center,
Okinawa, Japan

Contact: Rachel Cornwell (APC) Tel: (202) 543-1094
Meena Bhandari (IPS) Tel: (202) 234-9382 ext. 240


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