The Edmonton Association for Learning and Preserving the History of WWII in Asia is pleased to present a lecture on December 4th 2012 by Japanese filmmaker and historian Tamaki Matsuoka, as well as a screening of her film "Torn Memories of Nanjing". Mrs. Matsuoka will speak of the difficulties in researching such a topic in Japan as well as her own personal journey in interviewing over 400 Japanese veterans of the Battle of Nanjing.
The film details interviews with Japanese veterans who fought in Nanjing and provides oral testimony to Japanese atrocities committed in the city during the siege of Nanjing on 13 December 1937.This is the first time the film has been shown in Edmonton.
Where: Telus Centre, University of Alberta Campus
111 Street 87 Ave NW,
December 4th 2012.
Tickets: $20/$10 for students with a valid student ID (includes refreshments)
Please contact Krista Li at 780-756-8781 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets or further information
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