Born and Raised in “Dogtown”, West Oakland, CA – NBA All Star Antonio Davis highlights his youth development work at the Willie Keyes Center, and the partnership between Oakland Parks & Rec, The Hidden GEM Creative Studios, Hip-Hop TV & Adobe’s Black Employees Network.
The Hidden GEM Media Career Pathways Program is planning to launch a new cohort at the Willie Keyes Center in partnership with Hip-Hop TV, focused in training and employing low-income youth of color for professional media production … But they still do not have enough funds to start the program, so they need your help.
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Experimental Narrative Music video for: A.S.H.E.S. the Chosen – “Tears in Your Eyes”
Part of the #NoMoreTears campaign, this story is about Denise is a young woman who is raising her child, Carlos, and is being beaten by her boyfriend Mike. She tried to hide it from the world, but mother Tammy warns her that she needs to leave him before it gets too serious.
Experimental Narrative Music Video created in collaboration between Green Eyed Media, Hidden GEM Creative Studios, United Roots, and SMG music.
Duration: 8 min
Writer/Director/Editor: Rafael Flores
Exhibition – MTV 2
Exhibition – 2016 Google Black History Month Film Showcase
Official Selection – 2016 Black & Brown Unity Film Festival
Official Selection – 2015 Long Beach Indie Film Festival
Official Selection – 2015 Matatu Film Festival