Screening of "Tour of Duty"

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"Tour of Duty," Film Poster
"Tour of Duty",  ​ ​ ​ Film Poster
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4 p.m. Nov. 30, 2023

Screening of "Tour of Duty" & Conversation with Film Directors

Center for Creative Photography and the University of Arizona Center for East Asian Studies proudly present the award-winning film "Tour of Duty" (2012) screening on November 30th in the CCP auditorium. Afterward, stay for a riveting Q&A with directors Kim Dongryung and Park Kyoungtae.

"Tour of Duty" centers on the life stories of the three former military sex workers who use their cameras to recollect their memories in the military camp towns in post-colonial South Korea. From 1945-1948, the U.S. and the Soviet Union occupied the country after their independence from Japan, and North and South Korea were separated. The Korean War broke out two years later, intensifying Cold War tensions and solidifying the U.S. defense line against potential communist invasion for the next seven decades, up to the present day.

Don't miss this opportunity to broaden your understanding of such a complex topic and to participate in this unique conversation!

This event is free and open to the public.