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Oregon premiere scheduled for 'SPOIL,' documentary about Great Bear Rainforest

Screening is part of protest against tar sands extraction

The Hollywood Theater will screen the Oregon premiere of SPOIL, a documentary about British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest and the threat it faces from a proposed oil pipeline, on June 9.

The showing is sponsored by Portland Rising Tide and the National Wildlife Federation's Tar Free Future campaign. It's timed for International Stop the Tar Sands Day, being observed in 25 major cities to protest tar sands mining.

Portland-based documentary director Trip Jennings will introduce the film and answer questions. Also appearing, via video conference, will be Marven Robinson, an indigenous community member from British Columbia featured in the film.

Doors open at 7 p.m.; the 44-minute film begins at 7:30 p.m., at 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.