Hiroshima Survivor Speaks and Photo Exhibit in NYC

New York Peace Film Festival (NYPFF) and Japanese American United Church (JAUC) will co-host an opening of Hiroshima-Nagasaki photo poster exhibit on Monday, Oct. 26, 2009 7:00pm at JAUC, 255 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. The exhibit runs from Monday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009. Admission is free.

The opening ceremony will feature testimony of Mrs. Emiko Okada, Hiroshima A-Bomb survivor along with Steven Leeper, the first foreign Chairperson of Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation and peace educator, Kathleen Sullivan.

7:00pm: Greetings from NYPFF & JAUC

7:15pm: Greetings from Steven Leeper

7:30pm-8:40pm: Survivor’s story by Mrs. Emiko Okada

8:40pm: Peace Workshop by Kathleen Sullivan

9:00pm-9:30pm: Reception

The exhibit is open to public everyday for 2 weeks from 1pm to 5pm except Sundays from 11am to 5 pm and Tuesdays are closed. Poetry readings are held on weekends at 2 pm and 3 pm with audience participation.

JAUC is located is located on the 7th Avenue between 23rd and 24th Street, convenient to access Subway lines: 1, 9, F, E, N and R.

This exhibit is made possible by donations collected by Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation

For more information contact Yumi Tanaka at 917-692-2210 or nypeacefilmfestival@gmail.com