Formosa Alive: A Film Screening and 228 Remembrance

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: The Sigur Center for Asian Studies
Address: 1957 E St. NW Suite 503, Washington, DC
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Take an evening to enjoy free food, watch a movie and learn about Taiwan!

Do you know what happened on February 28, 1947 that marked a salient chapter on Taiwan’s history? FAPA Young Professionals Group and GWU Organization for Asian Studies cordially invite you to a special screening of a Hollywood thriller “Formosa Betrayed”, starring James Van Der Beek, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the 228 Massacre ( that triggered the start of the democratic movement in Taiwan. The event is free, opened to the public, and designed for those who do not have in-depth knowledge on Taiwan’s history. An American missionary, who witnessed the white terror in Taiwan during the martial law period, will share his story and analysis on how Taiwan became a beacon of democracy in Asia. Bring your friends and family to learn more about Taiwan’s democracy!

5:30pm~6:00pm: Food & Networking
6:00pm~8:00pm: Movie Screening
8:00pm~8:30pm: Keynote Speaker

*Space limited to only 35 people

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