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 Read more about B Media community film screening with Jesse Freeston (and friends)[…]
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[…]
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.
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[…]
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.
Building Cultural Bridges is the culmination of a year-long community project to make a film about the experience of coming to America. Covering the cultural and spiritual realities of transition through community dialogues, interviews with immigration service stakeholders, teachers and volunteers, the film provides insight into the transition to life in Portland, OR. The film was made by youth from the Bhutanese refugee community, and edited in collaboration with members of B media Collective. While the film is made through the culturally specific lens of South Asian refugee immigrants, the issues raised and advice given is relevant to all newcomers to America.
Below is a video short from one of the media trainings conducted through the course of this project: […]
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 Read more about Criminales Todos Interviews on ICE[…]