Three Thousand Years and Life: A Film about Walpole
- Date: Mon, Feb 20
- Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm
- Location: Portland, Oregon
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- Three Thousand Years and Life is a documentary about the prison uprising at Walpole State Prison in 1973. Spurred by the terrible conditions at Walpole, the prisoners organized themselves and took it over. They ran it themselves for several months, with incredible results.Following the film will be a presentation and discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex.
- This event is part of the national Occupy the Prisons day.
The film showing is presented by Decolonize PDX, co-sponsored by the PCC Black Student Union.
- For more info, go to pdx.decolonize.org