Afro-futurism in Outer Space

The NW Film Center at the Portland Art Museum presents “Space is the Place,” a 1970s classic that combines neo-blaxploitation filmmaking, science -fiction, and performance footage to signal that Outer Space is indeed the place for salvation for black folks. The film stars Sun Ra, the black musician and poet known for his experimental music and "cosmic" philosophy. Shows Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 in Whitsell Auditorum. Admission is $5.