The Los Angeles Korean American Musicians’ Association (LAKMA) will hold a benefit concert for WomenCrossDMZ entitled Peace Concert: Unified in Friendship and Harmony, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
The concert, to be held August 6, will feature performances by the LAKMA Symphony Orchestra and Chorale. The evening will also include a sceening of clips from the film documentary Crossings, by Deann Borshay Liem (who also produced/directed Geographies of Kinship and Memories of Forgotten War). Crossings chronicles the 2015 crossing by an international group of women activists from North Korea to South Korea, in an action to bring attention to the need for peace and reconciliation between North and South Korea.
WomenCrossDMZ is an organization that supports a global women’s mobilization for peace on the Korean peninsula, including a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War. More information on Women Cross DMZ is available at: www.womencrossdmz.org.
For more information on the concert contact https://thelakma.org/.