With input from community members, two artists in Oakland conceive of a multi-wall mural celebrating a downtown neighborhood's history of protest, and the perseverance of the Black and Asian American communities that have shaped it over the years. But when the parking lot where the murals are planned gets slated for a new development, long-time residents find themselves shut out of a process that appears to benefit few outside of the developers and City Hall.
Posted by by Ashley on 3/4/2021
The American Library Association released their annual list of Notable Films for Adults as compiled by their Film and Media Round Table: Notable Videos for Adults Committee, and among the 12 films was a Video Project film.
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Posted by by Ashley on 2/5/2021
Study after study shows the impact of early-childhood education on development and success later in life, yet the United States still only offers free public education beginning at kindergarten. This leaves lower income families at a distinct disadvantage, perpetuating cycles of poverty and societal inequality that span generations.
Posted by by Ashley on 2/4/2021
Each year an increasing number of autistic young people become college freshman, meeting all of the challenges and opportunities that come with life on campus. Autism Goes to College is the first film to examine both what neurodiverse students offer universities, and how colleges and universities might better serve their students on the spectrum.
Posted by Ashley on 11/12/2020
When you've devoted your life to religious service, what happens when you make the decision to start living your most authentic life, even if it goes against the grain of your congregation? That's exactly the situation four people of the cloth face in Proper Pronouns, a film documenting the lives of four transgender ministers in small town North Carolina.
Posted by Ashley on 9/24/2020