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Film Screening: The Cats of Mirikitani

March 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

(2006) Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a journey to confront Jimmy’s painful past. An intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing power of community and art.

Learn more about the film here.

RSVP (requested) at maldenreads@gmail.com.

Held at the Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St.