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Upcoming Events

Geographies of Kinship Screening [in person]

When: Saturday, May 21st at 7pm PST
Where: Walnut Creek. Location to be sent upon registration

AKA-SF is excited to be hosting an in-person viewing of Geographies of Kinship with Deann Borshay Liem.
Screening will be held at private residence in Walnut Creek, participant maximum will be capped at 25 people. Please register by Sunday 5/15 to save your spot!
The event starts at 7pm and the screening will begin at 8pm. The screening will be held outdoors, we highly recommend you bring a blanket and/or chair to sit on. Food and beverages will be provided.

Geographies of Kinship Pre-Broadcast Conversation [online]

When: Sunday, May 14th at 6pm PST
Where: Online

African American soldiers stationed in South Korea during and after the Korean War were among the first U.S. citizens to adopt Korean children. Please join us on May 14th at 6pm PT / 9pm ET for a conversation exploring this little-known history and the eventual adoption of approximately 200,000 Korean children worldwide.
The event features Professor Kori Graves, whose book, “A War Born Family: African American Adoption in the Wake of the Korean War,” explores how Black American soldiers came to adopt Black Korean children, in conversation with Korean adoptees Dr. Estelle Cooke-Sampson, Lisa Jackson, and filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem.
This event precedes the national broadcast premiere of Geographies of Kinship, the award-winning documentary by Deann Borshay Liem, on public television’s America Reframed/WORLD Channel on May 19, 2022, 8:00 PM ET.
Register for the pre-broadcast conversation here

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