Join Youth Impact Hub Oakland for the:
2ND ANNUAL “BLACK & BROWN UNITY” FILM SHOWCASE
JUNE 1st FRIDAY (6/3/16) at United Roots
(2781 Telegraph ave, Oakland, CA 94612)
DOORS OPEN, MIXER & NETWORKING 5:30pm
FILM SCREENINGS 6:00-7:30pm
PANEL WITH ARTISTS TO FOLLOW SCREENINGS 7:30-8:00pm
FIRST FRIDAY CRAWL 8:00pm
AFTER PARTY 9:00pm
The Blind Tiger, 2600 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
Featuring cinema from some of Oakland’s best Black and Brown independent filmmakers.
This year we will premiere of the new Black Panther film, “My People Are Rising” featuring Aaron Dixon, Elaine Brown, Bobby Seale & Ericka Huggins.
We will also be debuting the “My People Are Rising” soundtrack and web platform as part of our Youth Black Panther Legacy campaign.
Lastly, we will be introducing the leaders of our new Media Collecitve, UR Media. Mixer with filmmakers and producers will immediately preceed and conclude event.
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“DetermiNation”, 7 min
DetermiNation, Game Changers, Green Eyed Media
Starring Dashawn Clinton
Documentary about the trails and tribulations of a young Black father (Dashawn Clinton) in West Oakland.
“Perdiendo Mi Barrio”
dir. Francisco Martinez, 2 min
“Jill’s Story”, 5 min
Gamechangers, Green Eyed Media
Starring Jill Jenkins
The journey of one woman through addiction and incarceration as she rebuilds her life thanks to California’s Prop 47 intiative.
“Day by Day”, 10 min
JOHNNY, 46, a hard nosed single parent with little fnancial means, struggles to be both mother and father to his 11 year old son, MICHAEL, who tries to please his father but he never can.
Dir: Jehnovah Carlisle
“Immigration Turf”, 7 min
Green Eyed Media. Game Changers Project
Starring: Johhny 5 of Turf INC. and the Turf Feinz
“Immigration Turf” is a experimental interpretive dance video that explores the daily life of Johnny, a young turf dancer who is disillusioned by his father’s struggle to find work as a day laborer. Right before his family sits down for dinner, unexpected guests arrive…
“My People Are Rising: Memoirs of a Black Panther Captain”
Green Eyed Media and UR Media, 50 min
Starring: Aaron Dixon, Elaine Brown, Bobby Seale & Erica Huggins
In an era of stark racial injustice, Aaron Dixon dedicated his life to revolution, founding the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968 at age 19. In “My People Are Rising”, he traces the course of his own radicalization, and that of a generation as he journeys to Oakland to be trained by the Black Panther party.