B Media Collective
radical films, political remix videos, skill-shares from PDX

Immigration [ 7 ]

B Media community film screening with Jesse Freeston (and friends)

B Media community film screening with Jesse Freeston (and friends)

On July 31st B Media teamed up with Canadian video journalist Jesse Freeston and the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee to present an evening of Latin American related short films.  The event took place  at the Community Supported Everything Guildhall on 16th and Alberta and brought out 30-40 social justice film fans for a night of cinematic enlightenment. The screening acted as the premiere of B Media’s latest short film, Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos, a film produced in […]

New Video: Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos

New Video: Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos

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 throughout rural Oregon, Idaho and Washington to push for comprehensive immigrant rights reform, specifically the restoration of driver licenses for undocumented workers.

BMC#10: Fluoride, EFF Portland, New Class @ PCM

BMC#10: Fluoride, EFF Portland, New Class @ PCM

The amazing subjects covering in this email include: Experimental Film Festival–Fluoride/Hitler– Open Engagement Conference–Wage Theft–Home Defenders–Remix Class at PCM–Immigrant Rights Tour–Juvenile Prison Reform Read it in all it’s glory here.  

Reportback: March for One Oregon Immigrant Rights Tour

Reportback: March for One Oregon Immigrant Rights Tour

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 between the Rural Organizing Project, PCUN, CAUSA, United Farm Workers and organizations along the way. It served as a catalyzing event to rally Latino and […]

New Video: Undocumented and Unafraid at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center

New Video: Undocumented and Unafraid at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center

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.

Criminales Todos Interviews on ICE

Criminales Todos Interviews on ICE

As Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio comes under increasing scrutiny for numerous suspicious and brutal deaths of inmates in his custody, the culture of racism he has cultivated and his refusal to investigate allegations of rape and abuse, the plight of millions of undocumented workers is still in the lurch. Here is a 11 min piece we made around this time last year that gives voice to some of the ‘identity-less’ people who have suffered at the hands of Immigration Customs […]