As part of the SAIGU Campaign for the commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots, Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD), soon to be known as Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE), and the Pacific American Volunteer Association (PAVA), are hosting a film screening of Clash of Colors, along with an essay contest for students. The event is held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the CGV Cinemas in Koreatown, Los Angeles.
Clash of Colors is a 2012 documentary highlighting interviews and film footage of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The film “chronicles how the riots affected the Korean American community, while analyzing the complex socio-political events before, during, and after the racially-infused catastrophe which claimed 55 deaths, more than 4,000 injuries, and $1 billion in property damage.” (source: IMDB) Korean subtitles will be available for the film.
The LA Riots essay contest will give students an opportunity to write, and a few of the students will do presentations after the screening. The top 5 essays submitted will be awarded after review.
Raffle prizes will be given, courtesy of CGV Cinemas. Please register below, admission is free. Special thanks to CGV Cinemas for providing the venue for the event.
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: CGV Cinemas Los Angeles – 621 S. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90005
RSVP Form: https://goo.gl/HWc6iA