This celebration of Hmong culture takes you on a journey through the five senses, including a screening of TPT's original documentary America’s Secret War with the cast and crew.
About the documentary: In the shadows of the Vietnam War, the CIA conducted a secret war in Laos that relied on Hmong soldiers to prevent the threat of communism from spreading deeper into Southeast Asia. Thousands died, both in the fight and in the escape. Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: America's Secret War explores the untold, turbulent history.
6:30 - 8:00 Pre-screening reception with Hmong artifacts, music, food and beverages (cash bar)
8:00 - 9:00 Screening
9:00 - 10:00 Post-screening discussion
This documentary is part of the MINNESOTA REMEMBERS VIETNAM initiative. This collaboration among the Minnesota PBS stations features an online Story Wall, various documentaries, and a series of public screenings and commemorative events to remember, honor, and understand this tumultous time in history.