Abacus and Raising Bertie to screen in PIFF's Documentary Views section

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.

Both Steve James, director of Abacus: Small Enough to Jail and Margaret Byrne will attend the screenings:

Coming up, Raising Bertie heads to the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival on Friday, February 24, and the Indie Memphis film series on Wednesday, February 22.

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.)

Both films will be released theatrically in 2017. Stay up to date with all things Abacus here. Sign up for Raising Bertie's mailing list here.