Film Screening: Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson

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When:
04/21/2017 @ 6:30 pm America/Denver Timezone
2017-04-21T18:30:00-06:00
2017-04-21T18:45:00-06:00
Where:
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S W Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
USA
Cost:
Suggested $5 donation
Contact:
Elly Baldwin
8013284201

UMOCA is proud to host “Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson,” a free film screening and panel discussion presented by Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC). Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron “Pinky” Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life, leading him to becoming a social worker and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community. Thompson illuminated the Pacific Islander experience, leaving a legacy of positive social change and pride in Pacific heritage. The duration of this film is 60 minutes. For more information, please visit http://www.piccom.org/programs/visions-in-the-dark-the-life-of-pinky-thompson-1 or contact Elly Baldwin at elly.baldwin@utahmoca.org.