LOCALLY GROWN DOCS, featuring a post-film Q&A with the filmmakers
This program will include the following shorts:
Oakland Originals: Tim Monroe by Jim McSilver and Erin Palmquist - Software engineer Tim Monroe learns more than he expected while attempting to skate all 837 miles of Oakland city streets.
Tijuana Nada Más by Yolanda Pividal, edited by Sara Booth -
Two 14-year old orphans make their living on the streets of Tijuana, the busiest frontier city in the world. One assists the "coyotes" smuggling people across the Mexico/U.S. border while the other blows fireballs to entertain.
Playing by Ear by Hoda Emam and Daphnee Denis -
Goalball may have been designed for the blind, but one group of Brooklyn players proves that the sport is as dangerous, fast-paced and competitive as any you'll find.
Ale Ekstrom's Boat House by Noam Eshel -
Ale Ekstrom has lived rent-free on an anchor-out houseboat in the Sausalito harbor for more than 50 years.
Chicago Confessional by Bryan Gibel - Inmate Stanley Wrice was subject to a police torture squad that operated in Chicago in the 1970s and 1980s and seeks to overturn his conviction for a horrible crime he insists he didn't commit.
Oakland Originals: Asiya Wadud by Jim McSilver and Erin Palmquist - Asiya Wadud, founder of Forage Oakland, facilitates neighbors in harvesting and sharing the riches of their own backyard fruit trees.
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474 24th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
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