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Prison Dogs at Portland Film Festival

September 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-7

Prison Dogs will screen at the Portland Film Festival this Thursday, September 1 at 12pm! Get your tickets here: http://bit.ly/pdpdxff (Laurelhurst Theater – 2735 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97214)

Directed by #PerriPeltz and #GeetaGandbhir and just in time for the #DirectedbyWomen2016 Worldwide Film Viewing Party: September 1-30, 2016 http://bit.ly/8903wom Directed by Women #DirectedByWomen

#prisonreform #CJreform #puppiesbehindbars Puppies Behind Bars #veterans #PTSD

A story of love, loss, and redemption; Prison Dogs focuses on the impact of a unique dog training program that gives two of the most marginalized populations in our society — prison inmates and veterans — a second chance.

The documentary follows three inmates serving long-term sentences for murder and armed robbery who have been selected to participate in a program that trains service dogs for veterans with PTSD.

The profound relationship between humans and animals restores the lives of those who are physically and figuratively imprisoned. It is a story of hope and the power of second chances.

Details

Date:
September 1, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Organizer

Prison Dogs Film

Venue

Laurelhurst Theater
2735 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214-1757 United States