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Women Sports Film Festival gives an unexpected platform

Women Sports Film Festival gives an unexpected platform

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

If someone asked me a year ago what I’d be doing now, my answer definitely wouldn’t be speaking on panels. On Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 the Women Sports Film Festival took place in Oakland and I had the opportunity to attend as not only a staff member, but also a speaker on two separate panels....

Women, sports take center stage at Oakland film festival

Women, sports take center stage at Oakland film festival

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Metro, Showcase

The Women Sports Film Festival will make its return today, running through Oct. 1, at Oakland’s New Parkway Theater on 24th St. The festival screens documentary films by and about female athletes and storytellers. This year there will be seven feature films, sixteen short documentaries; 18 different...

Let the Fire Burn: A look into forgotten history

Let the Fire Burn: A look into forgotten history

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

November 30, 2014


Filed under Blog

Through the power of Netflix, I was able to view another excellent documentary, Let the Fire Burn. Let the Fire Burn, directed and produced by first-time filmmaker Jason Osder, is the thrilling story about the forgotten clash between the government and MOVE. MOVE was a black liberation group b...

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