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Check here for various clips from Flying Focus Video Collective as posted to YouTube.com.
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Multicultural Issues/Indigenous People

Overthrow the New Jim Crow (Michelle Alexander)
Author and attorney Michelle Alexander visited Portland in January 2013, talking about the real reasons for the "drug war" here in the US, numbers growing higher for people of color being arrested while the people committing more crimes are not people of color. Thanks much to Joe Anybody for taping this talk.

The full program (VB #87.1&2) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Healing Work (Restorative Action Project #1)
Clips from the first "Restorative Action Project" video feature Sr. Pastor Don Frazier talking about his multi-cultural ministry at Genesis Community Fellowship and differences between races, and Macceo Pettis speaking of his work with inter-racial dialogues, the importance of spirituality and releasing negativity. (The Restorative Action Project succeeded the Restorative Listening project in 2011.)
The full program (VB #82.10&11) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.

The full program (VB #78.2&3) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Turning Point (Restorative Listening Project #5)
After several years focusing on the effects of gentrification in Portland, the "Restorative Listening Project" took a look at whether the ongoing forums to bring the concerns of the African American community to the white population moving into traditionally black neighborhoods were still effective. Here, RLP co-chair John Canda reflects on the past, present and future.

The full program (VB #78.2&3) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Real Questions (Restorative Listening Project #3)
Senior Pastor Don Frazier of the inter-racial Genesis Community Fellowship Congregation shares experiences about growing up in North Portland and how gentrification affected the community. He called upon people moving into a new neighborhood to learn its history and ask themselves some "real questions."

The full program (VB #71.6&7) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Porches and Smiles (Restorative Listening Project #2)
Community activists Noni Cause and John Canda discuss the effects of gentrification on North and Northeast Portland. The whole program also includes Charles Ford, a community elder. Themes include the importance to the community of front porches, smiles, and eye contact, and moving from harm to hope.

The full program (VB #70.11&12) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Nathan McCall: The Effects of Gentrification (Restorative Listening Project #1)
McCall is the best-selling author of "Makes Me Wanna Holler" and "Them" and is a lecturer for Emory University in Atlanta. In January, 2008, he visited Concordia University in Portland, OR, where he read an excerpt from "Them", a book which explores the ramifications of well-to-do whites moving into poor black neighborhoods. In this clip, he shares some of his personal feelings about politics and race.

The full program (VB #68.11 & 12) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage.
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Diversity and Thriving in Schools
Author Sonia Nieto visited Portland and talked about her research into what makes schools and teachers thrive, including the benefits of teaching in multicultural classrooms.

The whole talk (VB #77.12&13) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage and is streaming on line at the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice website and on our site.
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"Native Perspectives on Sustainability: Nichole Maher (Tlingit)"
This is a 2-minute clip features Maher, a Native leader who serves as the Executive Director of Portland's Native American Youth and Family Center, speaking on ideas of what "sustainability" means to her. It is part of a series of interviews conducted by David Hall, Ph.D. Candidate at Portland State University.

The full program (VB #65.5) is available for a donation of $8 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage, and for $11 in a two-part package with "Native Perspectives on Sustainability: Roberta Conner (Cayuse)" (VB #66.3).
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Retrospectives

20 Years of Flying Focus
This 8 minute clip is a retrospective of our first 20 years using video as a tool for social change, voicing the voiceless. It features audio from KBOO's "Behind the Screen" interview with two of our cofounding members. The clips stretch back to our pre-Flying Focus days of "Peace Action Network" in 1991, and include excerpts from a variety of shows on human and animal rights, war and peace, media analysis, and much more. This clip was presented as part of the "Twentieth Busiversary"

The full one hour Twentieth Busiversary (VB #81.7&8) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage and features producers introducing clips from programs produced between December 2010 and October 2011.
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16th Busiversary Teaser Clip:
This is a 3-minute clip compiled for PCM's Producer Showcase in November 2007, using video from our "Sixteenth Busiversary" with clips from November 2006-October 2007. The assignment was to spend the first 90 seconds explaining who we are and what we do and share clips from our work. Short clips appear from "Native Perspectives on Sustainability: Nichole Maher"; "No More Invasions, No More Wars"; "Middle East WILPF Women London 9/06"; "The Chick Who Always Talks About Atrocities in the Congo at Parties"; and "Lynne Stewart: Attorney on Trial."

The full one hour Sixteenth Busiversary (VB #65.8&9) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage and features producers introducing clips from programs produced between December 2006 and October 2007.
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Fifteen Years of Flying Focus:
This is an 8-minute clip compiled for our "Fifteenth Busiversary" looking back at the years 1991- 2006 and some of the various topics, individuals, and musical performers featured on the Flying Focus Video Bus.

The full one hour Fifteenth Busiversary (VB #61.7&8) is available for a donation of $11 (DVD/VHS) plus $4 postage and also features producers introducing clips from all the new programs produced between December 2005 and October 2006.
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