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7:00 pm

Kenny Fries | In the Province of the Gods

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
World Affairs Council of Oregon, 1200 SW Park Avenue Hatfield Room, Third Floor
Portland,OR97205United States

Kenny Fries embarks on a journey of profound self-discovery as a disabled foreigner in Japan, a society historically hostile to difference. As he visits gardens, experiences Noh and butoh, and meets artists and scholars, he also discovers disabled gods, one-eyed samurai, blind chanting priests, and A-bomb survivors. When he is diagnosed as HIV positive, all…

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