Oakland, Eastside Story

Directed by Oscar Hernandez

Cast: Mateo Gomez-Spencer, Ja'rell Anderson, Princess Washington

Oakland: Eastside Story is a narrative short inspired by the filmmaker’s own childhood about one Mexican-American boy’s loss of innocence in 1980s Oakland, California during a period of racial tension between the Mexican and Black communities…a serious problem still plaguing cities like Oakland and Los Angeles.

Plays in

LATINxUSA Narrative Shorts

Short stories by natives from the Rio Grande to the Central Valley and NYC.

Dates & Times
Opera Plaza Cinema

Fri, Sep 27
4:00 pm