Film Discussion | Who Killed Vincent Chin?
Saturday May 7, 2022: 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Author and community member Frances Kai-Hwa Wang joins AADL staff to discuss the documentary 1989 Who Killed Vincent Chin? She will provide background information about this anti-Asian American hate crime that happened in Detroit in 1981 and connect it to violence against Asian American people today.
An in-person screening of this film will occur on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Downtown Library. A virtual screening will also take place immediately prior to this event.
Film Discussion | Who Killed Vincent Chin? | Ann Arbor District Library
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Film Screening | Who Killed Vincent Chin?
Saturday May 7, 2022: 3:00pm to 4:30pm
On a hot summer night in Detroit, Ronald Ebens, an autoworker, killed a young Chinese-American engineer with a baseball bat. Although he confessed, he never spent a day in jail. This gripping Academy Award-nominated film relentlessly probes the implications of the murder in the streets of Detroit, for the families of those involved, and for the American justice system.
This 1989 87-minute documentary is unrated. At 5pm you can watch AADL staff will discuss this film with author Frances Kai-Hwa Wang. Click here to learn more.
Film Screening | Who Killed Vincent Chin? | Ann Arbor District Library
“Who Killed Vincent Chin” - Ann Arbor Observer
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