Screening of Shusenjo

Friday, March 04, 2022
Event Time 07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m. PT
Location Marcus Hall 224
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As part of a community symposium on critical Nikkei studies, the BECA department is facilitating a screening of the film Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue.

The “comfort women” issue is perhaps Japan’s most contentious present-day diplomatic quandary. A Japanese-American director digs deep into the controversial 'comfort women' issue to settle the debate on whether the women were paid prostitutes or sex slaves, and reveals the motivations and intentions of the main actors pushing to revise history in Japan.

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