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Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Confluence Story Gathering: Native Voices Along The Columbia River

Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Ave

Confluence Story Gatherings are designed to elevate Indigenous voices in our collective understanding of place, specifically the Columbia River system. Join distinguished guest speakers; Carol Craig (Yakama) Yakama Reporter, James Holt (Nez Perce), Director of Confluence Environmental Center, and Woodrow Hunt (Cherokee, Klamath) Filmmaker, founder of Tule Films, for video segments of interviews with Tribal elders and culture bearers sharing personal connections to place and move into conversation exploring legacies of displacement, survivance and self-determination.

$10 suggested contribution 
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May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Divided States: the 2017 MAX Train Attack

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

May 26, 2017 a white supremacist fatally stabbed two people and injured a third, after he was confronted for shouting racist and anti-Muslim slurs at two teenage girls on a MAX Light Rail train in Portland. This documentary screening commemorates the 2-year anniversary of this tragedy. Teenagers in the I Am M.O.R.E. program facilitated by S. Renee Mitchell will explore the role of storytelling in strengthening resiliency, mattering and belonging.

In collaboration with The No Hate Zone

$5 suggested donation
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May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Transforming Hate: Mulugeta Seraw’s Legacy

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Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center — 5340 N Interstate Ave

Thirty years ago Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian immigrant, was beaten to death by three white supremacists, we honor his legacy with a short doc about his life and death. Join us to hear his story, and learn from special guests about how we can respond to hate today, as individuals and as community.

$5 suggested donation
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May
27
2:00 PM14:00

Through Darcelle’s Eyes

EXPO Center Hall A — 2060 N Marine Dr

An immersive 360 documentary to experience the life and journey of Walter Cole, aka Darcelle XV, the oldest living and performing drag queen in the West Coast. This legendary performer (now 88!) braved discrimination and never back down.⁣ This 20-minute story is experienced individually by wearing VR headsets available throughout the day at the Memory Activism Fair.

Included in the $5 Vanport Spirit Pass
Part of the Spirit of Vanport Lives On Day at EXPO

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May
27
11:30 AM11:30

Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through The Voices of Its Residents

EXPO Center Hall A — 2060 N Marine Dr

A selection of short documentaries, part of the on-going Vanport Mosaic participatory oral history project facilitated by Story Midwife Laura Lo Forti. Through archival footage, historic photographs, and compelling first-person narratives, this collection creates a rich and elaborate “mosaic” of the vibrant community that made up the city of Vanport, and commemorates the tragedy that displaced it. With a short introduction on Vanport history by Prof. James Harrison, and remarks by Vanport Survivor Beatrice Gilmore.

Included in the $5 Vanport Spirit Pass
Part of the Spirit of Vanport Lives On Day at EXPO

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May
26
12:00 PM12:00

SOUL’D: the economics of our black body

Historic Kenton Firehouse — 8105 N Brandon Ave

The Project (working title) presents a work-in-progress showing of a new performance piece, conceived by Damaris Webb and devised by a cohort of local African American performers and designers who are engaging with the questions of how our black bodies have participated in the American Economic Dream.

With screening of Root Shock by Cecilia Brown, a documentary short about generational loss, racial disparity, and the steps taken by one family to force a city to reckon with its history.

THIS EVENT IS FREE. Limited Seating — RSVP recommended.
Donations for Historic Mayo House gladly accepted at the door.

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May
26
12:00 PM12:00

Root Shock Screening

Historic Kenton Firehouse — 8105 N Brandon Ave

A documentary short about the Mayo House, a historic house in NE Portland that was recently saved and moved to a new location by artist Cleo Davis and his family, where it is  envisioned as a space where historians, artists and members of the black community can preserve and create culture. Produced by University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication Master student Cecilia Brown, and screened with work-in-progress showing of SOUL’D: the economics of our black body.

THIS EVENT IS FREE. Limited Seating — RSVP recommended.
Donations for Historic Mayo House gladly accepted at the door.

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