In Honor of Asian American Heritage Month, JASGC will do a screening of A Thousand Pebbles on the Ground, a short film by Japanese Filmmaker Toko Shiiki.
Roger is a medical lab technician near Philadelphia working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic; he is Chinese-American and facing rising anti-Asian sentiment. He’s grieving the loss of his father, but he loves to perform and make people laugh.
Q&A with Ms. Shiiki will follow the screening (running time: approximately 25 minutes).
The event will also feature live music by Erik Santos (musician, composer, and Associate Professor of Composition.