Political Perspectives on 07/27/11
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Tony Heriza, Co-Director/Producer of "Concrete, Steel, and Paint," and Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. They discuss the film "Concrete, Steel, and Paint," which documents what happens when men in a Pennsylvania state prison join with victims of crime to create a mural about healing and their views on punishment, remorse, and forgiveness collide. Finding consensus is not easy - but as the participants move through the creative process, mistrust gives way to surprising moments of human contact and common purpose.
Watch the trailer here: http://www.concretefilm.org
A showing of the film in Portland is jointly sponsored by The Office of Human Relations and Partnership for Safety and Justice on July 27th.
For more information about this event, go to: www.portlandonline.com/humanrelations