Dr. Joel Brereton, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811
Tue, April 22, 2008 • 7:00 PM • ACES Avaya Auditorium (Corner of Speedway and 24th)
Nanking documents the massacres and atrocities that Imperial Japan’s army committed in China’s capital city during the winter of 1937-38—an event that roils Sino-Japanese relations to this day. Amidst widespread killings, rapes, looting, and arson, a small group of Westerners established a safety zone that saved tens of thousands of Chinese. The New York Times calls Nanking "a swift, incisive documentary about one of the lesser-known horrors of the 20th century," and Salon.com praises it as "an upsetting, riveting and innovative chronicle." Nanking has won awards at the Sundance, Hong Kong, and Heartland Film Festivals.