ARRESTING POWER: RESISTING POLICE VIOLENCE IN PORTLAND, OREGON uses archival materials, documentary footage and interviews with community members, activists and organizers to uncover Portland’s unique history of policing and race relations, emphasizing its rich history of resistance from the late 1960s to the present.The documentary "provides a historical and political analysis of the role of the police in contemporary society and the history of policing in the United States. It provides a context for the systemic racism in Portland, with its history of exclusion laws, racial profiling, red-lining and currently active gentrification practices.
Arresting Power- Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon: Interview with the filmmakers
Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Host Paul Roland talks with Julie Perini, Jodi Darby and Erin Yanke about their new film