Thursday, November 02, 2006

"ABDUCTION" featured this weekend on PBS

For immediate release

Washington, DC An award-winning film about a Japanese girl abducted by North Korean spies will be featured on PBS's "Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria" this weekend. "ABDUCTION The Megumi Yokota Story" tells the story of 13-year-old Megumi Yokota, who was kidnapped while walking home from school in 1977. The film follows her parents' emotional 30-year struggle to bring her home. "ABDUCTION The Megumi Yokota Story" has won six awards in the US and received critical praise from the Los Angeles Times, which called the film "extraordinary". The film will be released theatrically in Washington, DC on November 24th at Landmark's E Street Theatres.
"Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria" airs Sunday, November 5 at 9am on PBS (WETA in Washington, DC).

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