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Film Screening: “My Name Is Kim Bok-Dong”

September 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

REE Film Screening!

Join us for a documentary “My Name Is Kim Bok-Dong” on 5 PM Thursday, September 19 at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s James Stukel Towers Theater.

This documentary follows the life of Kim Bok-Dong, one of thousands of Korean women who were victims of sexual slavery during World War II and known as “Comfort Women.” The film follows her 27-year fight to get recognition and an apology from Japan.

After a short introduction at 5 PM, the film will start promptly at 5:15 PM. A short educational session will follow the screening at 7 PM.

Where: James Stukel Towers Theater, 718 James M. Rochford St. Chicago IL

When: Thursday, 9/19/19 at 5:00pm

Cost: FREE

Parking: 701 West Maxwell Street Garage, 1406 South Union Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607 (

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  • The Korean Council for Justice and Remembrance for the Issues of Military Sexual Slavery by Japan
  • UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center
  • UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center


  • Asian American Advancing Justice Chicago
  • Center for Asian American Ministry @Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
  • Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community
  • HANA Center
  • The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence
  • Korean Nurses Association of Chicago
  • Korean American Women’s Association of Chicago
  • Resilience
  • Washington Coalition for Comfort Women issues, Inc.
  • Kappa Pi Beta
  • APhiG UIC


September 19, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm