Filed under: Anarchist Movement, Event, Northwest, Police
PDX Rad Movie is back for our first installment of 2019, one year and one day after our first showing last March.
Our next showing will be at 7PM on Thursday, March 14th at the Social Justice Action Center at 400 SE 12th Ave. Immediately before the screening Portland Anarchist Black Cross will be holding their monthly Prisoner Writing Night in the same space, you should check that out too.
In light of the recent revelations of the Portland Police’s buddy buddy relationship with Joey Gibson and other violent right-wing trolls, we thought it would be the perfect time to show SubMedia’s new episode about our enemies in blue, titled ACAB.
In Submedia’s words: “Cops are the front-line of the state, tasked with defending and reinforcing all illegitimate hierarchies of power. They are the armed enforcers of white supremacy who catch paid vacations for murdering Black children in the streets. They are the knock on the door to evict you from your home. They are the no-knock SWAT Team raid that shoots your dog. They are the corrupt overseers of the ghetto, the barrio, the favela. They are the unmarked cruiser that slows down to harass a sex worker. They are the vicious interrogators of rape survivors. They are the protectors of bulldozers and pipelines. They are the batons, flash bangs and rubber bullets used to break up our demonstrations, and put down our riots. They are the guardians of capital. They are the oppressor. And without exception… they’re all bastards.”
PDX Rad Movie Night aims to create a space for people in the local radical community to come together on regular basis in a setting that isn’t a meeting or protest, and give them the chance to socialize and make connections in a low stress environment.