2020 Films

Youth Media Academy

Encampment

Pushed Out

A Film by Thomas W and Dennis M. , The Representation Project, 2020

Oakland has become more and more modernized and safe due to gentrification. It looks like these new changes are all great, but once you look closer, you see the damage gentrification has had on Oakland natives.

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Hands

The Inbetween

A Film by Mia Jay P. ,The Representation Project, 2020

Filmmaker Mia Jay Pachirat explores living between the abled and disabled and what it means to have your foot in two different worlds.

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Pollution

The Air I Breathe

A Film by Kim C. ,The Representation Project, 2020

Wilmington, California, is one of the most polluted cities in the United States. In this short documentary, the filmmaker explores our relationship to our natural environment and makes a plea to stop polluting the air we breathe.

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Sisters

Ni Yankwik Xinachtli

A Film by Axayacatzi K., The Representation Project, 2020

Ni Yankwik Xinachtli is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. This film explores Indigenous generational knowledge on medicinal plants and alternative medicine and how the seed reflects the person and the prayer of the universe.

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