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CAAMFest2018

Aunt Lily’s Flower Book

Directed by Brenda Wong Aoki

Gala Presentations / USA / 2018 / English

Aunt Lily’s Flower Book

Herbst Theatre
May 24, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Description

Acclaimed storyteller and Bay Area activist Brenda Wong Aoki presents AUNT LILY’S FLOWER BOOK: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF LEGALIZED RACISM. A live performance set to music by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Izu and koto master Shoko Hikage, Wong Aoki embodies multiple characters to take the audience through a tale of family secrets and resilience from the perspective of Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans. Combining both sides of the Wong Aoki and Izu family histories — from a grandfather who built the railroad to a father who served in and survived the 442nd during World War II — AUNT LILY’S FLOWER BOOK highlights the impact of residual trauma and the role that the arts play in healing.

A Power of Personal Story audience conversation before the show will be led by psychologist and filmmaker Satsuki Ina and CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong.

— Diana Tsuchida

 

Power of Personal Story Talk 
Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 6:15pm at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, CA

Screening 
Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 7pm at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, CA

Dates & Times

Aunt Lily’s Flower Book

Herbst Theatre
May 24, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

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