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Paper Lanterns Screening

November 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

UNITAR Hiroshima Office and the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific are holding a screening of the documentary Paper Lanterns in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum’s Memorial Hall.

Paper Lanterns Trailer from barry frechette on Vimeo.

Paper Lanterns is about hibakusha and historian Shigeaki Mori and his search for the families of American prisoners of war killed in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The screening will also feature Mr. Mori as a special guest speaker and include remarks from United Nations Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu and UNITAR Hiroshima Office Head Mihoko Kumamoto.

No prior registration for the event is necessary.

The film has English subtitles.

Those interested in the film might also be interested in the Hiroshima TV produced US POWs and the A-bomb which is currently being streamed free of charge with English subtitles on the HTV website. “US POWs and the A-bomb” features “Paper Lanterns” director Barry Frechette and gives some background to the making of the film.

Details

Date:
November 28, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 730-0811 Japan
Phone:
082-241-4004