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

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

Documentaries watchable online soon.

Just announced screenings in Oakland & San Francisco.

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Asiya Wadud

Urban Forager

Michael Christian

Metal Sculptor

DJ Agana

Graffiti Artist

Tim Monroe

Inline Skater

News & Updates

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

Documentaries watchable online soon!

Many friends and fans of Oakland Originals have been asking when the documentaries will be viewable online. Great question! After the exciting run of screenings at the Grand Lake Theater this summer and fall, we’re eager make the docs available for all to see... 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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