Past Events

April 26 – April 30, 2023

FREEP Film Festival and AAPI Film Series

To view details in the Detroit Free Press on the featured AAPI films, click: 
  The Spotlights on the Asian American Docs

The AAPI Film Series 2023 was brought to you by American Citizens for Justice with generous support from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission, Rising Voices, Just Films-The Ford Foundation.  Thank you to Kathy Kieliszewski at the Detroit Free Press and the FreeP Film Festival, Razi Jafri and the AAPI committee.

All the AAPI files were screened at the Detroit Historical Museum.  The AAPI films were FREE and open to the public. Featured films were:

  • Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres
  • Photographic Justice: The Corkey Lee Story
  • Free Chol Soo Lee
  • In Search of Bengali Harlem
  • Wisdom Gone Wild
  • Donut King
  • Crossroads
  • Here, Hopefully
  • 38 At The Garden
  • Cambodian Futures

WHERE: The Detroit Historical Museum
13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126

AAPI Film Makers gather

The AAPI Flim Makers gathered at the FREEP AAPI Docs Series

March 19, 2023
1:00 pm

BAD AXE: Screening followed by Q&A with Siev Family

Detroit Racial Equity Coalition: Racial Solidarity in Practice with the

Black Lives Matter Movement

Hosted by American Citizens for Justice

Funded by the Kresge Foundation

Refreshments from Bangkok 96 Street Food

WHEN: Sunday, March 19, at 1:00 PM

WHERE: Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126

 February 22, 2023

AAPI Community Conversation with US Attorney, Eastern District of Michigan