Screening and Q&A—Who Killed Vincent Chin?

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Film & Other Media

Jul 202214
6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.


FREE

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Join us for a screening of the Academy Award-nominated 1987 POV documentary, Who Killed Vincent Chin?, followed by a panel to discuss the implications of the events of Vincent Chin’s murder on current, contemporary events that impact both the AAPI and Black community.

This program is presented by the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy at the Japanese American National Museum (NCPD@JANM) in partnership with Hate Is A Virus and POV.

ABOUT THE FILM:
On a hot summer night in Detroit in 1982, Ronald Ebens, an autoworker, killed Vincent Chin, a young Chinese American draftsman with a baseball bat. Although he confessed, he never spent a day in jail. This gripping Academy Award-nominated film relentlessly probes the implications of the murder, for the families of those involved, and for the American justice system. Who Killed Vincent Chin?, a legacy title from POV’s archives, was recently restored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and also added to the National Film Registry. Best Documentary Nominee, 61st Annual Academy Awards. A co-presentation with Detroit Public Television and the Center for Asian American Media.

 

JANM . Atualizado em Jun 21, 2022 9:58 a.m.


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