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Theatre of the Oppressed Workshops

We’ve had two very special visitors to the Film Academy this year to do Theatre of the Oppressed workshops with our youth. Our first workshop was with Chella Coleman at the HBO community room in Santa Monica, who led us through mirroring exercises, name games and thinking outside the box. You could feel our team building strength and connection, and […]

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Film Academy 2014 Kicks Off!

We kicked off the Urban Oasis Film Academy again this year with a lot of excitement and anticipation. What film ideas will we work on this year? How can we tell our stories in only 3 minutes? We’ve got an amazing slate of volunteer filmmaking mentors, from actors to producers to editors to help mentees make the best films they […]

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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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