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International Labor Film Festival Starts Tonight! Hollwood Theater 7 and 9:30

From the open publishing newswire:
Portland Jobs with Justice 3rd International Film Festival:
Wednesday, April 23 at the Hollywood Theater--7 and 9:30 p.m.
Friday, April 25 at PCC Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall--7 p.m.
Thursday, May 1, Laurelhurst Theater--7 and 9:30 p.m.


Mark your calendar for the annual Portland Jobs with Justice International Labor Film Festival. Three nights of films will cover a variety of topics such as: Spanish anarchist women recalling a time when workers controlled the factories, the plight of indentured tobacco workers in Malawi, a story about how music fueled a movement when Billie Holiday took words from the poem "Strange Fruit" and turned them into an anti-lynching anthem, a documentary of the West Coast International Longshore Union and its leader Harry Bridges, Japanese railway workers and their 15-year struggle against privatization and many more stories.

The shows at the Hollywood and Laurelhurst Theaters will cost $4 or $7 for the double feature. The show at PCC Cascade is a $5 donation. [ More Info ] Jobs with Justice