Asiya Wadud / Forage Oakland
Vanessa Solari Espinoza / DJ Agana*
Michael Christian
Oakland Originals
Tim Monroe / TRISTO
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Watch them on the Big Screen!
See the OAKLAND ORIGINALS documentaries
on the big screen
at the Grand Lake Theater

Our short documentary on multi-talented artist (graffiti murals, DJ, jewelry, fashion, educator and much more), Vanessa Solari Espinoza – aka DJ Agana, now screens before all showings of the Helen Mirren drama,

The Hundred-Foot Journey.

Our fast-paced documentary on inline skater Tim Monroe continues playing before every showing the comedy breakout Chef!

 Metal sculptor Michael Christian


Tickets are available on the Grand Lake website!

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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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