Autumn Gem (Documentary on Modern China's First Feminist) -Screening and Discussion
October 3, 2011
Autumn Gem is a documentary by Santa Clara-based filmmakers Rae Chang and Adam Tow about the "Chinese Joan of Arc," Qiu Jin (1875-1907), a radical women's rights acitivist who led an armed uprising against the corrup Qing Dynasty. She became the first female martyr for China's 1911 Revolution.
The film screening, part of the Library's Celebration of the Centennial of Women's Suffrage in Califorina, will be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers. Please signup for this free event by phone.
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