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Film Talk

LIVE YOUR DREAM: THE TAYLOR ANDERSON STORY

Wednesday, March 6, 2013   19:00 - 21:00

Speaker:
  • Regge Life
LIVE YOUR DREAM: The Taylor Anderson Story chronicles the life of Taylor Anderson from her childhood in Richmond, Virginia to the catastrophic events of March 11, 2011.
Taylor was a JET teacher, an English language assistant teacher in Ishinomaki Japan. When the earthquake struck, she helped to evacuate the children from her school to higher ground in anticipation of a tsunami. Once the kids were safe, Taylor realized that she had forgotten her cell phone at home and had no way to call her family. A teacher said, “The tsunami is coming” and Taylor nodded in acknowledgment but because a previous tsunami earlier that week had only been a few inches high, she took off on her bike. A 30 meter high wave engulfed Ishinomaki and Taylor never made it. LIVE YOUR DREAM is a testament to her life in Japan and the children she taught. It is also a testament to all the JET teachers of Tohoku who faced and met the challenges created by this unprecedented disaster.The film is 85 minutes long with subtitles for American and Japanese audiences.
You can find more information about the film premiere including the panelists at these links: www.st.catherines.org/tayloranderson.
www.kickstarter.com/projects/675402675/live-your-dream-the-taylor-anderson-story
www.emerson.edu/news-events/emerson-college-today/film-focuses-american-lost-japan-tsunami.
Date & Time:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013   19:00 - 21:00 (Doors open at 18:30)
Venue:
Azabu Hall
Temple University, Japan Campus
2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Moderator:
Kyle Cleveland (ICAS Associate Director)
Registration:
If possible, we ask you to register by E-mail (icas@tuj.temple.edu) , but we always welcome participants even you do not register. / 参加登録はなしでも参加できますので、直接会場へお越しください。

Speaker:

Regge Life