The Claudia Kishi Club Reunion

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Saturday January 23

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2:00 PM  –  3:30 PM

$10 or FREE for members!

Join filmmaker, Sue Ding, and the cast of the documentary The Claudia Kishi ClubNaia Cucukov, Sarah Kuhn, Gale Galligan, CB Lee, Yumi Sakugawa, and Phil Yu, in a discussion of the legacy of Claudia Kishi, the iconic Japanese American character from the hit Baby-Sitters Club book series. These Asian American artists, writers, and creatives will discuss how Claudia inspired them, a generation of young readers of color, to create new stories of their own. Clips from the documentary short will be shown and discussed.

The Claudia Kishi Club, available now on Netflix, is a love letter to Claudia Kishi. With nostalgic readings, personal recollections, and DIY style stop motion collages, this film is a timely and unique exploration of the importance of representation in media.

Sue Ding - Director, The Claudia Kishi Club 
Naia Cucukov - Executive Producer, The Baby-Sitters Club Netflix Series
Gale Galligan - Graphic novelist, The Baby-Sitters Club
Sarah Kuhn - Author and comic book writer, Heroine Complex and Batgirl
CB Lee - Author, The Sidekick Squad
Yumi Sakugawa - Artist and author, Fashion Forecasts
Phil Yu - Writer and podcast host, Angry Asian Man and They Call Us Bruce

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