IN REMEMBRANCE OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI – 1945

Films, Forum and Ceremony to take place on SUNDAY, August 8TH at the Taos Community Auditorium from 2 to 9 pm.

Four outstanding and illuminating films will be screened in support of global peace and the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons:

INFORMATIVE FILMS:

  • The FORGOTTEN BOMB – Bud Ryan and Stuart Overbey
  • HIBAKUSHA Our Life to Live – David Rothauser
  • VOW FROM HIROSHIMA – Susan C. Strickler
  • ASHES OF NAGASAKI – Emiko Omori

There will be a Peace Forum at 5:30 pm with six esteemed leadership panelists from New Mexico’s Peace and Justice community who will discuss the urgent need for the abolishment of nuclear weapons and the existential global threat of mass extinction they present.

PEACE FORUM PANELISTS:

  • JONI ARENDS:  Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety
  • SCOTT KOVAC:  Nuclear Watch, New Mexico
  • ERICH KUERSCHNER:  Taos Peace Activist
  • KEN MAYERS:  Santa Fe Veterans for Peace
  • BUD RYAN:  MODERATOR, Film Maker
  • SERIT KOTOWSKI:  Artist & Taos Peace Activist

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A CANDLELIGHT CEREMONY , In Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 1945 with  Sensei Sean Murphy

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The Taos August Peace Pilgrimage is also signatory to a “Vigil in Remembrance: Hiroshima and Nagasaki-1945″ which will take place on SATURDAY, August 7th at Ashley Pond, Los Alamos, NM from 1-3pm and sponsored by Coalition of Northern New Mexico Peace Activists

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For further information on the films to be screened and filmmakers visit:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emiko_Omori

http://www.hibakusha-ourlifetolive.org/about.html

https://www.forgottenbomb.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzPQL9Pki1s

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