Raising Bertie and Abacus: Small Enough to Jail head to the Portland International Film Festival this week to screen in the festival's Documentary Views section, aimed at offering a "fresh perspective on the world we live in and the fascinating people and stories that surround us Other films in the series include Academy Award-nominated I Am Not Your Negro and Fire at Sea.
- ABACUS: Saturday, February 11 at 5:15PM
- ABACUS: Sunday, February 12 at 7:30PM
- RAISING BERTIE: Tuesday, February 21 at 8:30PM
- RAISING BERTIE: Wednesday, February 22 at 5:45PM
After its run at the Victoria Film Festival, Abacus travels to Portland, screens at the University of Chicago (with director Steve James) in attendance, and heads to Stony Brook, NY, for a screening in the Port Jefferson Documentary Series (with producer Julie Goldman, associate producer Sean Lyness, and subject Vera Sung in attendance.)
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