Four films, two speakers, an exhibit, and a town hall meeting — organized by Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace, a loose alliance of diverse labor, peace, educational, environmental and cultural organizations. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All films and speakers begin at 7:00 pm and are free and open to the public, donations appreciated.
- September 21, Exhibition & Reception for “Remembering Hiroshima, Imagining Peace 2011,” featuring art, political cartoons and Japanese comic books. Carnegie Mellon University’s Hunt Library (1st and 4th Floors). Dessert reception at 4:30 pm at Maggie Murph Café, 1st floor. Runs through November 18..
- September 25, 2011, 7:00 p.m., Carnegie Mellon University, Doherty Hall 2315“Barefoot Gen 1” is a marvelous anime film, drawn from creator Keiji Nakazwa’s own experience, set at the time of the bombing of Hiroshima and the immediate aftermath and relating an amazing story of destruction and survival. The filmmaker was a young boy when the bomb fell, and his family was decimated, although he and his mother survived and managed to build a life after the devastation. This will be followed by a discussion with Japanese labor and peace activist Ayano Kuniyoshi who will be in Pittsburgh as a guest at the UE’s national convention.
- October 2, Film: showing “Barefoot Gen 2” CMU, Doherty Hall 2315.
- October 12, Lecture: Junko Kayashige, a Hibakusha (survivor) and artist, will speak at CMU, Porter Hall 100 as part of CMU’s “Two Weeks of Peace.”
- October 19, Town Hall Meeting: “Grappling with Nuclear Power,” University of Pittsburgh, O’Hara Student Center Ballroom, 4024 O’Hara St. Panelists will include Dr.Patty DeMarco, Director, Rachel Carson Institute, Chatham College.
- November 10 – 12, Lecture: Lynnea Smith, an activist instrumental in banning uranium mining on the Navaho Reservation, CMU and other venues in the Pittsburgh area (see our web site for details).
- Film: “Into Eternity.” To be screened by the Pittsburgh Filmmakers as part of the Three Rivers Film Festival (November 4 – 19).