Video

West Oakland Neighbors by Alex Frantz Ghassan

What does home mean to you? This video, on view in the special exhibition Oakland, I want you to know… gets at the heart of this important question during a time of accelerating social, economic, and demographic change in West Oakland, as seen through the eyes of the community. 
 
Director/Producer: Alex Frantz Ghassan
Editor: Pace Rivers, Think Ahead Studios
Interviewer/Collaborator: Chris Treggiari
Drone: Inti Fernandez 
Lead sound: Fatima Nasiyr
Additional sound: JJ Harris, Sam A Fetian
Music Supervision: Stephen Steers
 
Video participants:
Kasey Seturn, Youth Radio
Senay Alkebu-Lan, Youth Radio
Donta Jackson, Youth Radio
Seneca Scott, Bottoms Up Community Garden
Destiny Renee Shabazz, McClymonds High School
Harris Bradford, Born Again Barbershop
Pastor Wheelock and Helen Johnson, Antioch Baptist Church