Series: Portland Black Film Festival
The Portland Black Film Festival presents a free screening of Spike Lee's powerful 1997 documentary.
On September 15th 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by four members of a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated racist group. Four African-American girls between the ages of 11 and 14 who had been at tending the church's Sunday school, were killed in the blast. Director Spike Lee's documentary tells the story through new interviews and archival footage.