How gentrification has changed a Northeast Portland community. Winner of a 2016 Fresh Film Northwest Integrative Learning Award.
I lived just South of Alberta for most of my childhood, until my rent became too high and I had to move. My coworker, Joshua Webb, has lived North of Alberta for his entire life, and has watched his neighborhood change steadily throughout his life. Our backgrounds provided a personal tie to a topic too close to home to not talk about. — Sawyer Montgomery
Other Films by Mackie Mallison
18-year-old artist and activist Ameya Marie fights for change by creating pieces that address topics such as police brutality, school shootings, and misrepresentation of people of color in the media.
A young woman copes with the loss of her mother by finding community in Portland. From filmmaker Mackie Mallison: This film was created to let others know who are experiencing similar struggles as Arita-Guerrero’s that they are not alone. Coping with grief is a topic that often goes unheard of. It’s a hard discussion to have. …