Fellow B Media member Rio Collier talked about our upcoming community media workshop series, and discussed community engagement, propaganda, and the importance of multiple perspectives when making films. Host Chris Andre referred to B Media as “rekindling the fire of activism media.” Check it out below: http://kboo.fm/content/aircascadiaon092613
B Media is hosting a series of low-cost remix workshops open to the public the weekend of September 27-29th. The workshops are being held in conjunction with the OROR Fest , an experimental unfestival celebrating independent art and technology made in Portland, OR. About the workshops: Participation in the workshops will be sliding scale for Read more about Fall Community Workshops: Ripping, Remix and Reel Revolution[…]
A black person is extra-judicially killed by police officers, security guards, or self-appointed vigilantes every 28 hours in the US according to “Operation Ghetto Storm”, a study by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, an anti-racist grassroots activist organization. After the “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman, the man that shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an Read more about New Video: Justice for Trayvon Martin[…]
People in Portland, Oregon, have been protecting families from eviction with active community defense since December 2011. This short documentary, made in partnership with We Are Oregon, introduces you to the folks who are committed to housing justice, even if they’re not experiencing eviction themselves. Meet Emily, a 9-month-pregnant woman who is also full-time student, Read more about New Video: Home Defenders[…]
About two years ago, B Media Collective finished our third experimental Variety Show. Variety Tree: Earth Day, Inc. travels through a complex ecosystem of media streams, political landscapes and concrete jungles to explore how corporately fueled consumerism has pushed so many into the cracks on the street and that no matter how much Roundup is Read more about Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.[…]
B Media collaborated with the Portland Solidarity Network on this informational short to raise awareness about wage theft. The Portland Solidarity Network (PDXSol) is an all-volunteer organization devoted to advocating for the rights of workers and tenants. They use direct action to confront individuals, organizations, or corporations responsible for exploiting, harassing, or cheating – in Read more about New video: This is Wage Theft[…]
B Media Collective teamed up with a group of youth participating in We Are Oregon’s Rockwood Arts and Media Program (RAMP) to create dialogue about their community. Through photos and video, the group documented different aspects of Rockwood, focusing on what is unique and important about their community, as well as their specific visions for Read more about New Video: Rockwood Youth Media Project[…]
B Media attended a hip-hop inspired youth pow wow at the Gathering of Nations in New Mexico this past April. See what drumming, breakdancing, and a culture of creative resistance have to do with the current struggle for water rights plaguing the Navajo nation.
A public forum with authors Bill Bigelow, Jesse Hagopian, Sarah Knopp and Adam Sanchez A conservative consensus dominates the discussion about what?s wrong with our schools and how to fix them: scapegoat teachers, vilify our unions, and promise more private control and market solutions. In each case, students lose?especially students of color and the children Read more about Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation[…]
Ryan Gaughan, a ten year employee of New Seasons, was fired on February 6th, 2012, allegedly over taking an extra scoop of rice and tofu on his lunch break.