panelists at the Chicago event

Thirty Years of Sisterhood: Women in the 1970s Women's Liberation Movement in Japan

with directors Yamagami Chieko and Seyama Noriko
Friday, February 10, 2006 - 4:00pm
Thirty Years of Sisterhood, a documentary film on the 1970s genesis of the Japanese women's liberation movement, will be in the spotlight as teh Film Studies Center hosts a group of Japanese activists, filmmakers and scholars touring the nation to promote the project. A US premiere screening and panel discussion with directors YAMAGAMI Chieko and SEYAMA Noriko and filmmaker Yagiura Satoko. Greetings by Prof. Susan Burns, and introduction by Tomomi Yamaguchi. Interpreter: Mika Endo. Panelists: Yamagami Chieko, Director Seyama Noriko, Director Akiyama Yoko, Professor of Chinese Studies and Women's Studies, Surugadai University Doi Yumi, Freelance Writer Miki Soko, Professor of English and Women's Studies, Kyoto Seika University Norma Field, Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago (Presented in Japanese with English subtitles, 57min, 2004)