FILM PRESENTATIONS

 

We present established and emerging filmmakers through our film screening and community dialogue series. Films are focused on personal stories from underrepresented communities, which include stories about individuals, families, and communities.
For more information or to submit a film for consideration, please complete the Film Presentation Request Form below.

Past Events

Oaktown Stories 2 with Re-Take Oakland Filmmakers

  Re-Take Oakland filmmakers Jessica Jones, Jenn Lee Smith, and A.K. Sandhu presented three films. With their guest speakers and community partners, they held a community discussions relating to the contributions of black women to Oakland with our audience members. Women Who Ride (Jessica Jones) shared an intimate portrait of D’Vious Wayz, Oakland’s first black […]

Oaktown Stories with Re-Take Oakland Filmmakers

  Re-Take Oakland filmmakers Corinne Manabat Cueva, Jay Gash, Lucy Saephan, and teo octavia presented four films. With their guest speakers and community partners, they held deeply engaging discussions relating to the personal stories of Oaklanders with audience members.   Rooted in Resilience (teo octavia) focused on refugee and advocate Danny Thongsy as he fights […]

Interior Ecologies at the AAAS Conference

Re-Take Oakland filmmakers Corinne Manabat Cueva and Lucy Saephan discussed the relationship between culture, ecology, and personal storytelling at the 2021 AAAS conference. They screened their two new short films: My Name is Lai, featuring Lucy’s Mien grandmother talking about her experiences of life, and Synchronized featuring women of color discussing their relationship to living in Oakland.

 

Film Presentation Request Form

Please complete the form below if you are interested in submitting your film to be presented.
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