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Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voice of its Residents
Mon, May 29, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
A community-based initiative directed by Story Midwife Laura Lo Forti. Production Manager: Meredith Lawrence. In collaboration with A Fourth Act, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Open Signal Portland Community Media, Stream PDX.
Join us for a screening of the latest short documentaries part of Vanport Mosaic on-going oral history project, now in its third year. Through archival footage, historic photographs, and compelling first-person narratives, this collection of community-produced short films creates a rich and elaborate “mosaic” of the vibrant community that made up the city of Vanport.
Also on May 27th, 6:30pm, at Vancouver Ave First Baptist Church RSVP here: https://lostcitylivingmemories0527.eventbrite.com
This event is part of the Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there.