Segment 1 (1:10)
2016 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival-The 2016 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now celebrating its 49th year, is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community.
Segment 2 (3:15)
Emory Douglas – Minister of Culture for the Black Panthers presenting his work to the Bridges Fellowship at BAVC Media.
Emory Douglas served as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party creating graphics and illustrations that became iconic for their portrayal of black America in the 1960's and
1970's. Emory still creates art and promotes activism across the world and he engages with future
generations asking them to do the same. Here is an excerpt of Emory speaking to the power of activism through art, social justice and providing local community-based public health.
Segment 3 (17:14)
Moving Words- Moving Words is a collaboration between the men in the Resolve to Stop the Violence Project (RSVP), facilitators in the USF Performing Arts and Social Justice Department and the Bay Area Video Coalition – SF Stories. The class was an opportunity to develop and create personal artistic expressions while developing creative material as a group. Featured here is a collection of voices, music, flows, rhythms, movement and writing. With support provided by the San Francisco Arts Commission.