Our latest short film documenting the March for One Oregon immigrant rights bus tour that took place March 5-9th of 2013. The tour was a partnership between the Rural Organizing Project, CAUSA, United Farm Workers, the PCUN migrant farm worker union, and other local organizations. The tour aimed at mobilizing Latino populations and their allies Read more about New Video: Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos[…]
May Day is a day celebrating workers and immigrant rights, a day for recognizing strength in numbers, and remembering the history of community resistance and labor struggles throughout time. B Media made a short promotional video for the PDX May Day Coalition.
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 worked with the Partnership for Safety and Justice to make a short infomercial for their current campaign to minimize juvenile sentencing as adults. Partnership for Safety and Justice works with people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both to advocate for policies that make Oregon’s approach to public Read more about New Video: We Deserve Better[…]
From March 5th-9th B Media Collective member Tim Rice accompanied the March for One Oregon bus tour through Eastern Oregon, Idaho and Washington, acting as the main videographer documenting the actions along the way and interviewing participants about their reason for being part of the tour. The March for One Oregon was a collaborative effort Read more about Reportback: March for One Oregon Immigrant Rights Tour[…]
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[…]
On June 11th local labor activists showed up at the Right 2 Dream Too houseless camp to lend support as they have been facing increasing pressure from the city to vacate their site.
Youth and their allies from around the Pacific Northwest rally outside the Immigration Custom Enforcement (ICE – a federal government organization) privately run, for profit, detention center. The Undocumented and Unafraid youth protested the targeting and criminalizatoin of immigrant communities with racist legislation like the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) SB1070 bill in Arizona.
Portland Oregon’s very own Flying Focus Video Collective has been around for a while –check out some of the original community media makers in town “The Flying Focus Video Collective recently marked its 20th year of producing documentary-style cable television programming about progressive issues and organizations. Core members, including PC Peri and Dan Handelman, have Read more about Flying Focus Video Collective turns 20![…]
We spotlight the opening of the In Other Words lending library, a visionary community effort by the last non-profit feminist bookstore in the country. Also discussed is what In Other Words has meant to the Portland feminist community over the last 18 years, and the meaning of feminism today.