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Portland EcoFilm Festival shows story of Keystone XL protesters

Photo Credit: PHOTO  COURTESY OF PORTLAND ECO-FILM FESTIVAL - Protesters in Texas try to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.The Portland EcoFilm Festival will air “Above All Else,” a portrait of East Texas landowners and activists who tried to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline is a $7 billion project slated to transport tar sands oil from Canada to Texas Gulf Coast refineries.

The film will be shown Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. in Portland. After the screening, there will be a Q&A with film director John Fiege.

Tickets are $8, or $6 for seniors and students.

For more information: hollywoodtheatre.org.

To view the film trailer: vimeo.com/85399171.

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