NEWS/UPDATES OF THE 15TH OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – APRIL 4 -8TH, 2017 ( OIFF15)

APRIL 4 – 8TH, 2017 ( OIFF15)

The 15th Oakland International Film Festival after party at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle Friday, April 7th

After a day of film screenings, workshops, pitches at Oakland's City Hall from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., walk on over to Geoffrey's Inner Circle on 14th Street for The Official After-Party of The 15th Oakland International Film Festival on Friday, April 7th. This...
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The 15th Oakland International Film Festival will host several events at Oakland’s Jack London Square

The 15th Oakland International Film Festival will host several events at Oakland's Jack London Square. Lungomare will be the host location. Check back with 8s soon to see the various venues at Jack London Square promoting independent filmmakers and the stories they...
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The Historical Grand Lake Theater will be the main site April 6th to feature “A Hundred Blocks”

The Historical Grand Lake Theater will be the main site on April 6th. During the day, enjoy some Cuban food at Oakland's CANA- Cuban Bar and Parlor followed by screenings at the Historic Grand Lake Theater.
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Holy Names is one of the main screening venues of The 15th Oakland International Film Festival

Holy Names is one of the main screening venues of The 15th Oakland International Film Festival for the second year in a row. We are excited to showcase independent films from around the world to students at Holy Names and beyond. Special thanks to Chiho Sawada,...
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Destination Oakland represents the various locations in Oakland that will host screenings, special events, etc

Opening events of The 15th Oakland International Film begin in Oakland's Chinatown. Screenings on April 4th will be held at two venues. The Oakland Asian Cultural Center and Holy Names University. Opening events of The 15th Oakland International Film begin in...
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OIFF 15 Announces 6 “Made in Oakland” Shorts April 4th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center At Street Level “The Bag” “Cultivating Community “The Seated Siren” “Sifu” “Rebellion”

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OIFF 15 Announces Opening Night film at April 4th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center Directed by Gary Null

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OIFF 15 Announces “Guangzhou Dream Factory” Opening night film @ Holy Names University

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Promoting independent filmmakers and their stories – Fernando Gonzalez’s “Downunder” screens April 6th

FERNANDO GONZÁLEZ (Madrid, SPAIN, 01/05/1984) Aeronautical Engineer, self-taught film training, in 2004 made his first audiovisual work, his advertisement "Hunter" for Amena. From this moment is involved in the production, script, direction and editing by Alfonso...
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Robbin Rae, is a recent graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts. As a teacher at McClymond’s High School, Ms. Rae developed McClymond’s first digital media arts program,

Originally from Oakland, California, Robbin Rae, is a recent graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts. As a teacher at McClymond’s High School, Ms. Rae developed McClymond’s first digital media arts program, SMART Academy, to train and motivate Oakland’s youth....
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Walden is a film student at the Bay Area Video Coalition and enjoys creating both narrative and documentary work. He believes in making films about unusual stories that the mainstream film industry may not always be interested in telling. He has skills as an editor as well as cinematographer. He also has a black belt in Kung Fu

Walden is a film student at the Bay Area Video Coalition and enjoys creating both narrative and documentary work. He believes in making films about unusual stories that the mainstream film industry may not always be interested in telling. He has skills as an editor as...
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2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of the epic television miniseries Roots.

2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of the epic television miniseries Roots. Based on the famous 1976 novel, "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Alex Haley. Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Television Series, 37 Primetime Emmy...
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