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Free Chol Soo Lee | Film Screening with Q&A

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Thu., Apr. 20, 2023 at 7 p.m. | Sentenced to life for a 1973 San Francisco murder, Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee was set free after a pan-Asian solidarity movement, which included Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Americans, helped to overturn his conviction. After 10 years of fighting for his life inside California state prisons, Lee found himself in a new fight to rise to the expectations of the people who believed in him.

Join the conversation after the film. Scheduled panelists include:

  • Dr. Anna Pegler-Gordon, Professor of Asian Pacific American Studies at James Madison College
  • Dr. Wally Wojciechowski, Professor at the School of Criminal Justice at MSU
  • Dr. Sheng-mei Ma, Professor of English at MSU, with a focus on Asian Diaspora and Asian American literature and film
  • R.J. Quiambao, Eastern Michigan University’s Bright Futures

This virtual event is free, but RSVP here is required. The viewer registering will need to create a free OVEE account and will be asked to provide their birthdate to verify their age as 13 or older.


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