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BIG READ: BOOK DISCUSSION AND FILM SCREENING

Date
May 13, 2023
Time
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
lapl.org/whats-on/events/big-read-book-discussion-and-film-screening
Council District
City Council District 11

Book discussion and film screening of Yellowface: Asian Whitewashing and Racism in Hollywood, a history of anti-Asian racism and yellowface in Hollywood after the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack.

Location

Palisades Branch Library
861 Alma Real Dr.
Pacific Palisades, CA United States
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