August 3, 2011

Original Child Bomb - August 6

by the Just Peace Committee of Peace UCC

In remembrance of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Just Peace Committee of Peace United Church of Christ, together with the Community of the 3rd Way, invite you to a showing of the film Original Child Bomb on Sunday, August 6th at 7pm at Peace UCC (1111 N 11th Ave E).

Inspired by Thomas Merton's poem, Original Child Bomb shows the human cost of nuclear weapons. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are depicted through declassified footage, photographs, drawings and testimonies of mothers, brothers and soldiers. Ordinary people gaze upon the nuclear past and its terrifying present. They expose the political rhetoric surrounding "security" and "weapons of mass destruction." The film is a wake-up call and an invitation to action. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Penny at 218-727-2972.

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