40 years ago, a 27-year-old Chinese American named Vincent Chin was beaten to death with a baseball bat by two auto workers who blamed the Japanese for the U.S. auto industry’s troubles. The men were fined $3,000 and never spent a day in jail.
CultureVerse was proud to sponsor this important event at Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater: a special anniversary screening of the Oscar nominated 1987 documentary produced and directed by Christine Choy and Renee Tajima-Pena. Followed by a panel discussion.
The lobby of Michigan Theater featured a “Kizuna Tree” art installation (w/o dancers), an interactive installation/performance collaboration between Detroit Public Television, WDET, Rising Voices, and IS/LAND Asian American Arts Collaborative.
Check out a gallery of photos from the event here:
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