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Se filmen “The ghosts of Jeju” på lördag 19/9

Posted by on September 14th, 2015 with Comments Off on Se filmen “The ghosts of Jeju” på lördag 19/9

Tal av Stefan Lindgren och visning av filmen The ghosts of Jeju (2013) av Regis Tremblay,  en film om protesterna mot den marinbas som USA håller på att bygga på den sydkoreanska ön Jeju Iland, nära det kinesiska fastlandet. Filmen är 80 minuter.

Biografen Tellus, Midsommarkransen, Stockholm, lördagen den 19 september kl. 13-18

 

Regis Tremblay om sin film:

… my documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea.

Using previously secret and classified photos, film and documents, this will be the first English-language documentary about the struggle of the brave people of Gangjeong Village who are opposing the military advance of the United States, just as their parents and relatives did in 1947. As then, they are being arrested, jailed, fined, and hospitalized for resisting the construction of a massive naval base that will accommodate America’s “pivot to Asia,” and will destroy their 400 year old village and their UNESCO protected environment.

 

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