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Powerful Reflections: Final Screening Q&A

On May 4, 2014 we had a fantastic final screening at Mercado La Paloma to celebrate the completion of four short films in the Urban Oasis Film Academy! Friends, family, community members, mentors and filmmakers joined together to watch these great pieces and reflect on the experience of bringing them from ideas to production. Check out this great video capturing […]

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Film Screening & Celebration!

On Saturday, over 30 youth, mentors, staff and supporters of the Urban Oasis Film Academy gathered at Mercado La Paloma to screen the 2013 films and celebrate their successes. After screening the six films from this year’s session, Esperanza, Sound Waves, X-Men, Youth With Attitude, The Last Man on Earth, and L.O.V.E., the filmmakers sat on a panel to discuss […]

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UOFA Films 2013


The Last Man on Earth The last man left on Earth hears a knock at the door… Written & Directed by: HIGH 5 Angel Rojas Andy Balcazar Arturo Morelos Miguel Hipolito Ivan Acevedo Youth With Attitude “The music industry has changed. Good music is no longer advertised; it’s kept underground. While the media puts out what they want, people listen […]

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Today was the day! Our final session — X-Men and Esperanza pulled through and crossed the finish line with two more 3-minute films! (Their main issue was cutting their films down to three minutes…) CONGRATULATIONS UOFA 2013 MENTEES! YOU DID IT! Thank you again to the Youth Mentoring Connection staff — Derrion Wyatt, Abe Valencia and Creon Dotson, and to […]

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