Ian Inaba's documentary, American Blackout
@ 5th Avenue Cinema
Friday, January 12, 2007
5th Avenue Cinema (5th & Hall)
As a part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday commemoration week at Portland State University, the showing of Ian Inaba's award-winning film, American Blackout, opens the week of important events on campus and in the Portland community.
Ian Inaba's Amnerican Blackout is a stylis, intelligent, and provocative documentary that looks at the historic and systematic disenfranchisement of the black vote through the lens of the political career of Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney(D-Georgia).
-Shari Frilot (Sundance Film Festival '06)
The presentation of this award-winning film is sponsored by the Portland State Department of English, Portland State Library Artists & Writers Series, and the PSU Multicultural Center.