Fragments (1966-67)





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Published on Nov 26, 2013

Produced by the Portland Center for Continuing Education for the Portland Metropolitan Study Commission. With Geneva Stoller, Leo Foltz, and Johnson Creek.

A film by the Center for the Moving Image, Portland State University. Produced by Andries Deinum; film by Tom Taylor III.

"Truly, Portland is blessed by its site and scenery." "Fragments" shows contrasting views of the city of Portland, using the perspectives of two residents who live amidst and are affected by the city's burgeoning growth in the mid-sixties. The film explores the environmental, economic, and social effects of urban renewal, suburban expansion, mass transit, freeway development, proximity to natural areas, and industrial growth in Portland, and makes a case for the metro area's many governing bodies to work collaboratively to repair or avoid damages done by rapid urbanization.

Film to digital transfer by Gary Lacher of Movie Preservation, coordinated by Heather O. Petrocelli with financial support from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition.

This digital access copy is made available by Portland State University Archives as streaming media for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. It cannot be reproduced in any form, distributed or screened for commercial purposes. It is made accessible because of one or more of the following situations: the rights are owned by State Board of Higher Education, on behalf of Portland State University; Portland State University has permission to make it accessible; it is made accessible for education and research purposes under "fair use" under U.S. Copyright law; or there are no known restrictions on use. In the event that previously unknown information is shared that may change the status of this item, it will be immediately removed from public view until pertinent rights issues are clarified. Contact Special Collections at Portland State University Library at: specialcollections@lists.pdx.edu or (503) 725-9883.

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