artists . thinkers . do-ers . OAKLAND

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Asiya Wadud : urban forager

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Michael Christian : metal sculptor

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Vanessa Espinoza : graffiti mural artist

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Tim Monroe : inline skater

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short documentaries highlighting what makes Oakland a uniquely vibrant and thrilling city

Screenings in Oakland & San Francisco.

Documentaries watchable online soon.

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Asiya Wadud

Urban Forager

Michael Christian

Metal Sculptor

DJ Agana

Graffiti Artist

Tim Monroe

Inline Skater

News & Updates

S.F. Green Film Festival & Jack London Square screenings

They just can’t keep us out… we’re coming back to San Francisco! We’ve been invited to screen the Asiya Wadud documentary as part of the wonderful San Francisco Green Film Festival. The festival runs May 28 – June 3. We’ve been fans... read more

Thanks for Two Great Screenings

Thanks to everyone who came out and supported local documentary films at the New Parkway screening in Oakland and Roxie screening in San Francisco. Both were very successful events with engaged audiences and lively Q&As. Thanks to Jennifer Chien and the New... read more

Upcoming Screenings!

Join us for two upcoming screenings! THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER in Oakland Saturday April 4 at 3pm Tim Monroe & Asiya Wadud documentaries screen as part of the ‘Locally Grown Docs’ Program Join us for an afternoon of great local documentaries, delicious food and... read more

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Oakland Originals is a series of short documentaries that spotlight the artists, musicians, thinkers and do-ers that make Oakland a uniquely vibrant and thrilling community. Featuring folks who are pushing boundaries and exploring territories singular to Oakland, these “Originals” electrify the screen and remind us why we love this town.

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