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Celebrate cinema in Portland, Oregon. Watch over 200 independent films, attend over 75 workshops, networking events, parties, classes and more. Spread across 12+ venues. Buy tickets, merchandise and more at our Festival HQ located at 1139 NW Couch Street—just a block from Powells Books. September 1-7. #PDXFF15
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Thursday, September 3 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Lessons of Basketball and War LIMITED

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What could it be like to be a conservative Somali Muslim girl – a refugee from war and famine thrust into the commercialized, sexualized culture that is modern America? For the educators at Portland’s Hosford Middle School, the Somali refugees presented an immediate crisis with tribal rivalries erupting into hallway fights – the ultimate form of vengeance being the scar from a deep bite to the other girl’s face? And then the idea for the African Girls Basketball Team was born.

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Thursday September 3, 2015 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Living Room Theaters 341 SW 10th Ave Portland , OR 97205

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