A documentary film list about social change.

Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon [2015]

Police Brutality Racism Oregon

This film speaks to the history of police violence in our society, providing a framework for understanding the systems of social control in Portland and its history of exclusion laws, racial profiling, redlining, and gentrification practices. Through conversations with community leaders, the filmmakers explore alternatives to current policing practices and consider strategies for community safety that do not employ constant surveillance and unneeded violence.