Arresting Power Film Screening & Discussion

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The MRC and Reed Theatre Department are hosting a screening of the new documentary, Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon. Following the film, Reed faculty will moderate a discussion with filmmakers Jodi Darby, Julie Perini, and Erin Yanke.

Arresting Power provides a timely look at the pressing issue of police brutality and its intersection with race and class. Through archival materials, interviews with dozens of historians, community leaders and citizens impacted by police violence in Portland, Oregon, the film explores a historical and political analysis of the role of the police in contemporary society.

Monday, April 20
7:00 PM, Choral Rehearsal Room (Performing Arts Building 320)

This event is free and open to all. The Performing Arts Building is ADA accessible. Visitors are welcome to park in any Reed lot. The closest event parking is the West lot on SE 28th Ave.

Content note: Arresting Power contains discussion of sexual violence, including an interview with a survivor of police brutality of a sexual nature.

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By: Reed College Multicultural Resource Center

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