Howard University International Presents All Day Anime

Feb 14th 2007
All Day Anime


Howard University International Pals in Association with DC Anime Club
Presents.......
All Day Anime.
All Day Anime will take place on Wednesday Febuary 21, 2007 at 2:30pm
to 6pm at
the
Blackburn University Center Digital Auditorium 2367 6th St NW
Washington,DC 20059. The Event will consist of the following
activities.
Screenings of Voices of a
Distant Star, Howls Moving Castle and Akira
followed by an open discussion on the origin and cultural significance
of
Japanese Anime.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information
please visit
http://www.hu-ipals.com or call 202 378-4353.


About Howard University International Pals.
The International Pals are students from varying backgrounds and
pursuits, with
the singular intention of assisting incoming international students. We
aid in
the students’ journey from familiar surroundings to the strange new
world at
the Mecca. Additionally, we take on the responsibility of being their
friends,
guides, mentors and support systems throughout their years at the
University.
The International Pals are good sources of information for the students
and
their families, as we are willing and able to answer any of the
questions that
may arise.
The International Pals try to make the students’ experiences here
exceptional,
while at the same time, helping them keep focused on their goals of
being
successful and making the most of their tertiary education.
In essence, the International Pals are here to help them create a home
away from
home, while maintaining their native customs and cultures.

About DC Anime Club
DCAC was established in 2003 to introduce and educate people in the
Washington,
DC area about East Asian culture, through viewing and discussion of
Japanese
animation (also known as anime) and Japanese comics (manga). DCAC is a
501(c)(3) not for profit organization, contributions to the DC Anime
Club are
tax deductible to the extent allowable under the law. The club also
works to
provide a positive alternative activity to the youth in the area by
exposing
them to foreign culture, encouraging artistic expression and
creativity, and
providing opportunities for participation in community activities and
leadership. In addition to our weekly meetings, the club holds an
Annual Art
Show, an Annual Costume fundraising event, and visits local schools to
do
presentations on anime. The club also works with the Smithsonian Freer
Gallery
and DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival on their anime screenings,
and has
helped locally promote performances for Japanese bands such as Puffy
Ami Yumi
and Pine am.

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