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Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

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© Courtesy of the Artist and Asian Art Museum
Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
August 15th, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Screening
WEBSITE:  
http://www.asianart.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Union Square/Civic Center
EMAIL:  
members@asianart.org
PHONE:  
415.581.3500
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Wed, Fri-Sun 10-5; Thu (Jan-Oct) 10-9; Thu (Nov-Dec) 10-5; closed Mon
TAGS:  
Asian Artist, Ju-no-kata, Yuriko Gamo Romer, Keiko Fukuda, film, Be Beautiful, Be Gentle, Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, video-art
COST:  
Free with museum admission

DESCRIPTION

Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful is a film that documents the journey of Keiko Fukuda’s decision to defy tradition, choose her own path and make judo history by being the only woman to attain the pinnacle 10th degree. Join the filmmaker Yuriko Gamo Romer and panelists after the screening to discuss topics presented in the film. After the screening, there will be a demonstration of Fukuda's signature Ju-no-kata, a set of forms designed to teach the fundamental principles of judo.

 

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