[Local events] FWD: Sat 11/15, Wake of Vanport
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Thu Nov 6 20:13:28 PST 2014
Vanport Multimedia Project presents
*The Wake of Vanport* <https://www.facebook.com/events/673764226054360/>
*Saturday, November 15*
*Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church**
*3138 N. Vancouver Ave.
/The Wake of Vanport/ is so named to honor the death of a city and the
viewing of its history through the collection of Vanport stories told by
the voices of those who lived there. It is also a celebration of life
after loss. Vanport is a lost city of Oregon with a rich history for all
Join us for this screening of multimedia works produced during the 2014
Vanport Multimedia Project dedicated to collecting and preserving
Vanport survivors' stories. Community members, local historians,
artists, media makers and educators collaborated to turn oral history
interviews into short and powerful pieces of digital audio and visual
Immediately following the screening there will be an opportunity for
discussion with survivors and producers. Refreshments will be served.
The Vanport Multimedia Project is an ongoing project of The North
Portland Multimedia Training Center (NPMTC) to collect and archive oral
history from individuals in the Portland African American community.
Thanks to the generous support of Meyer Memorial Trust, the Oregon
Community Foundation, the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and The
Skanner Newsgroup for supporting the 2014 Vanport Multimedia Project.
NPMTC is a project of The Skanner Foundation.
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