Lucas Guilkey | Documentary Filmmaker and Video Journalist

2017 documentary and video journalism reel – produced, shot, and edited by Lucas Guilkey.

California families are seeing their rents double overnight. This mini-doc explores the escalating tension between landlord and tenant groups over rent control. (Oakland North | 2018)

People who are incarcerated and on parole in California can't vote. Meet one couple maintaining a relationship across prison walls who are seeking to change that. (Oakland North | 2018)

This 5000-word, multimedia article dives deep into Oakland's homelessness crisis and the clashing responses from activsts and city officials. (Oakland North | 2017)

John Jones III is a formerly incarcerated Oakland-native dedicating his life to organizing his community and fighting systemic oppression. (Fusion | 2016)

Omar Ramirez coaches soccer for immigrant and refugee youth in the Bay Area. Now he is in danger of loosing his DACA status. (Splinter | 2017)

Black liberation activists have launched an annual weekend of direct action to "reclaim Martin Luther King Jr.'s radical legacy." (AJ+ | 2015, with Julia Muldavin)

The Oakland Atheltics promised a new waterfront ballpark near the city center, but the community college across the street came out in strong opposition. (Oakland North | 2017)

As the cannabis gold rush begins in California, The Hood Incubator supports black and brown people who've borne the brunt of the War on Drugs to become marijuana entrepreneurs. (The Hood Incubator | 2017)

ACCESS: Women's Health Justice billboard campaign works to reframe the converstion about reprodutive justice in public spaces. (ACCESS | 2016)

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All content produced, written, directed, shot, & edited by Lucas Guilkey, unless otherwise specified.

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