BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3511@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120204T000000Z DTEND:20120204T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>Mountains That Take Wing &ndash\; Angela Davis &amp\; Yuri Kochiyama&nbsp\;</em>is an award-winning\, inspiring\, historically rich a nd unique documentary featuring conversations that span thirteen years bet ween two formidable women who share a profound passion for justice. Throug h conversations that are intimate and profound\, we learn about Davis\, an internationally renowned scholar-activist and 88-year-old Kochiyama\, a r evered grassroots community organizer and 2005 Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Their shared experience as political prisoners and their dedication to Civ il Rights embody personal and political experiences as well as the diverse lives of women doing liberatory cultural work.&nbsp\;\n\nIllustrated with rarely-seen photographs and footage of extraordinary speeches and events from the early 1900s to the '60s and through the present\, the topics of t his rich conversation range from the critical\, but often forgotten role o f women in 20th century social movements to the importance of cross-cultur al/cross-racial alliances\; from Japan's "Comfort Women" to America's WWII internment camps\, from Malcolm X to the prison industrial complex\; and from war to cultural arts. Davis and Kochiyama's comments offer critical l essons for understanding our nation's most important social movements whil e providing tremendous hope for its youth and the future.\n\nFree with Mus eum admission. Reservations recommended to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 a t least 48 hours prior.\n\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/" target="_blank"> www.janm.org</a>\n SUMMARY:FILM SCREENING: Mountains That Take Wing – Angela Davis & Yuri Ko chiyama Co-directed by C.A. Griffith & H.L.T. Quan URL:/en/events/2012/02/04/film-screening-mountains-that-take-wing-angela/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR