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MLK Breakfast 2021 Save the Date

 

Screen the film at home for free Sunday, December 6 – Monday, December 7, and join a Zoom discussion on Tuesday, December 8

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A performer whose mother was arrested for registering voters in the 1960s is the star of a stunning new film about racism, voter suppression and the personal power of voting. Watch it here

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Organizers say the Portland Film Festival is bringing a broad diversity of independent voices together at the event which runs October 12-18, 2020.

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Locally produced Silent Voices airs October 6, points at Portland police who killed unarmed civilians

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In this July 12, 2018, file photo, Emmy statues appear on stage at the 70th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcements at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) 

Jimmy Kimmel hosts the live virtual event from Staples Center on Sunday.

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Photo/Oregon Ballet Theatre 

The events will take place out of traditional theaters and mode of performance, to locations throughout Portland.

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Ticket purchasers can support Portland’s Hollywood Theatre, attend kickoff and view the film from home

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Cycerli Ash 

The featured Portland-based artists are Cycerli Ash, Ayanna Berkshire, Bobby Bermea, Delphon "DJ" Curtis Jr., Phil Johnson, Treasure Lunan, Tamera Lyn, Lauren Modica, Vin Shambry, Ithica Tell, Wanda Walden, and Damaris Webb.

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Dr. Barbara Ann Teer (photo/National Black Theatre) 

Historic theater nabs prestigious award at ceremony honoring the best in Off-Broadway

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In this June 29, 2009 file photo, Spike Lee attends a special 20th anniversary screening of his film "Do the Right Thing" in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File) 

“I've been very encouraged by the diversity of the protesters. I haven't seen this diverse protests since when I was a kid,” Spike Lee said, citing the movements of the '60s. 

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