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AsiaLENS - “Jimmy In Saigon” (Screening + Discussion w/ Filmmaker)

Event Type
Film Screening
CEAPS; Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium (600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801)
Oct 11, 2022   7:00 - 9:00 pm  
Jason Finkelman
Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Jimmy in Saigon is a feature documentary by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Peter McDowell and executive producer Dan Savage. Originally from Illinois, Peter chronicles the story of Jim, his eldest brother, and a Vietnam War veteran. In 1972, when Jim was 24 and Peter was only 5, Jim died under mysterious circumstances while living as a civilian in Saigon.

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