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‘Warrior’ Artist Aims Oscar Grant Murals at Mehserle

Posted by 393Films 393Films on Thursday, July 15, 2010,

OAKLAND, CA – Rubbing his face quietly, the Oakland-based artist Golden State Warrior looks out of a car window. He surveys his latest graffiti piece as the paint dries in the night air. “My art is intended to stimulate consciousness,” he says.

GSW’s paintings of contemporary urban black warriors holding giant African spears are prominent in high traffic areas throughout Oakland.  “I use the warrior to bring vital information to my audience,” says GSW.

His new painting speaks d...

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"Operation Small Axe" Director/Producer Adimu Madyun Wins The 2010 Rise Up Award

Posted by 393Films 393Films on Friday, March 26, 2010,
Here at 393Films, we are pleased to announce some amazing news: on March 21st, 2010, director and producer of the documentary "Operation Small Axe" Adimu Madyun went on the road. His destination: The Patois International Rights Film Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. His purpose: to debut the film. 

The film received a standing ovation. Adimu himself received the 2010 Rise Up Award. This accolade is given to a film which makes a passive experience into an active one. In other words, the Rise ...
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Mama At Twilight: A Play Featuring Adimu Madyun of 393Films

Posted by 393Films on Tuesday, March 2, 2010,
So, in light of our recent explosion of creativity, there is yet another eruption on the forefront. Check it out:  

Our very own Adimu Madyun of 393Films has obtained a crucial role in the play "Mama at Twilight," to be performed at Oakland's own Beebe Memorial Cathedral on March 6th from 4:00-6:00 PM and March 7th from 3:00-5:00 PM. Please see our events page for further details. This play is in honor of National Week of Prayer for Healing AIDS. 

That being said, to go further in depth as to w...
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February 21st Event: "Free Mumia" Gets Strong Support.

Posted by 393FILMS on Monday, March 1, 2010,
Here at 393Films, we are ecstatic to give you some awe-inspiring news regarding our recent event: Free Mumia! 

On February 21st, in Oakland, California, we kicked off the
Free Mumia event at Humanist Hall. This event included a preview of our very own 393Films feature-length film, "Operation Small Axe." For anyone not privy to the catalyst for this film, here is a brief backstory of the injustice: on January 1st, 2009, Oscar Grant was shot in the back and killed by Bay Area Rapid Transit Polic...
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Posted by 393Films on Tuesday, October 27, 2009,
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