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OAKLAND MAGAZINE: Pete Nicks Turns His Lens on the Oakland Police Department

January 26, 2016

A particular word pops up again and again when Pete Nicks talks about his filmmaking ambitions: community. Based in the East Bay and focused—no, fixated—on the future of Oakland, Nicks sees his documentaries as a catalyst for conversation and change from within.

“Films, in and of themselves, are spokes on the wheel on a larger initiative to engage community around story,” he explains.

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