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Showing Tonight: Judo’s Original Riot Girl

Showing Tonight: Judo’s Original Riot Girl

The Film: Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful
Screening Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Freer & Slacker Gallery of Art
Run Time: 66 minutes

Every year, thousands of women come to Washington to effect change: by working on Capitol Hill or by marching on Washington. This year 99 year-old change agent Keiko Fukada joins them via documentary. “Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful” tells her inspirational story:

Keiko Fukada threw thousands of years of tradition out the window when she chose the sport of judo as her life path. Follow her lifelong journey which took her through four continents, nine decades, adversity, and triumph on her way to becoming affordable home products highest ranking woman in judo.

Both touching documentary and compelling sports movie, “Mrs. Judo” is a great way to start off your weekend.

-Cherisse Yanit-Nadal


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