Historic Film Event Showcases Oregon’s Black Community Celebrating MLK Holiday

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 12:16pm

Historic Film Event Showcases Oregon’s Black Community Celebrating MLK Holiday

For immediate release: World Arts Foundation Inc. presents Keep Alive The Dream. This historical film directed by Elijah Hasan documents African-American communities in Oregon honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1978, WAFI has hosted an annual MLK tribute event. With King’s work as a guide, Keep Alive The Dream highlights pioneering activists, community leaders, artists, musicians, and youth whose valiant efforts have left lasting impacts in Oregon’s African-American community. The film airs at 3pm on Monday, January 17, 2022 at Portland’s historic Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd). In addition to the film, the program will feature live music and a Q & A with community members. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required for entry. Admission is free, with tickets available at: www.hollywoodtheatre.org/events/keep-alive-the-dream.

Best regards,
Kenneth W. Berry
Executive Producer World Arts Foundation Inc