A cinematic essay using clips from Hollywood cinema, religious films, newsreels, and home movies on what it means to have come of age in the 1970s in the United States.
Judges Award: Best Essay.
Other Films by Jodi Darby
The Northwest Film Center is honored to present the Best of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, a carefully selected cross-section of filmmaking from the Northwest region. The works included on this program were chosen to represent the quality and range of filmmaking in the region.
Media artists and social activists Jodi Darby, Julie Perini, and Erin Yanke’s film speaks to the history of police violence in our society, providing a framework for understanding the systems of social control in Portland and its history of exclusion laws, racial profiling, redlining, and gentrification practices. Through conversations with community leaders that include Walidah …
Portland filmmaker and educator Jodi Darby has been making festival rounds with her award-winning 2014 documentary Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland Oregon, which she co-directed with Julie Perini and Erin Yanke. Darby will join audiences at the Northwest Film Center to present a program of some of her earlier short works, including Stonewall (2010), …