‘Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority’ Showing, Reception at Asian American Film Festival

A wonderful documentary on the late Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink of Hawai’i shows Wednesday, March 18, as part of the 2009 San Francisco Asian American Film Festival. The showing starts with Tadashi Nakamura’s “A Song for Ourselves,” a documentary on pioneering singer and activist Chris Iijima.

The showing starts at 6:45 p.m. at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas on Post St. and Fillmore St. in San Francisco. An 8 p.m. reception at Hotel Kabuki’s O Izakaya Lounge follows the films. The filmmaker Kim Bassford will be at the reception as well as Patsy’s daughter Wendy.

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