Lucas Guilkey is a video journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, California. His work focuses on power, politics, social movements, democracy, and racial, economic, and ecological justice. He has produced for AJ+, Splinter, Fusion, KTVU, Oakland North, and KPFA, written for Documentary Magazine and the San Francisco Bay View, and assistant edited on the feature documentaries Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America and Bias. He recently completed What Happened to Dujuan Armstrong?, a 27 minute documentary about deaths in Santa Rita county jail, and he is currently directing and producing Dying for Sunlight, a feature documentary about the 2013 California prisoner hunger strikes against indefinite solitary confinement. He is a fellow at the Investigative Reporting Program and graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and Wesleyan University.
Contact (and Paypal donations): lucasguilkey at gmail dot com