"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."
— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project
One event on March 7, 2022 at 10:00 am
SANTA BARBARA SCREENING–After a murder in San Francisco’s Chinatown, police arrest Chol Soo Lee, a 20-year-old Korean immigrant with previous run-ins with the law. He is convicted, and while serving a life sentence, an investigative reporter writes stories that galvanize a grassroots movement of Asian Americans to fight for Lee’s freedom. FREE CHOL SOO LEE explores a social justice movement, while also revealing the man behind the cause and the complex legacy he left behind. FREE CHOL SOO LEE Directed by Eugene Yi, Julie Ha Friday, March 4, 2:40 pm Monday, March 7, 10 am Santa Barbara International Film Festival Click here for tickets and more information. This film is supported by a California Documentary Project Grant.