2015 / Nibei Lecture: Building bridges across cultures and conflicts, by Farida Fotouhi on Nov. 17

Nibei Lecture by Farida Fotouhi

Nibei Foundation, non-profit Japanese-American Cultural Center, presents

Nibei Foundation Powerful Networking Meeting Lecture Series

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Presentation by Ms. Farida Fotouhi, author of “Charcoal Girl”

Admission free

Farida Fotouhi, who send her childhood in Hiroshima in 1950s, post-A-bomb era, was featured in the NHK documentary film “Kokoro o Tsunagu Kakehashi” (Bridge Beyond the A-Bomb) which was aired four times nationally in Japan.

Fotouhi also published English and Japanese bilingual edition of “Charcoal Girl” to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing.

Underlying her theme – building bridges across cultures and conflicts, Fotouhi will give a talk about her trip to Hiroshima in August 2015, and show excerpts from the NHK TV documentary. Fotouhi’s friendships with her neighbor children in Hiroshima has lasted in her life time.

The bilingual edition of “Charcoal Girl” will be available to purchase for $20 per copy.

Pre-presentation social hour will start at 6:00 pm with bento box meal for those who place orders.

For RSVP, visit http://terasaki.org/nibei/nibei-event

The Nibei Foundation lecture series will be held at Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064.