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THE STORY OF THE YIU MIEN

15 minute excerpt from 58:00 Film

Produced & Directed by Elaine Velazquez

High in the mountains of Laos, the Yiu Mien people lived as they had for centuries until the Vietnam War forced them from their homeland. MOVING MOUNTAINS is the story of these refugees caught between two worlds.

COMMON CAUSE COMMON SENSE

Produced by Feather & Fin Productions in 2007

A video produced to help save Oregon's land use laws.

 

 

GAY LIVES CULTURE WARS

5 minute excerpt from 28:00 video

Produced by Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein in 1995

Through the eyes of gay and lesbian youth and their families GAY LIVES CULTURE WARS explores the challenges of coming to terms with being gay in the face of society's homophobia. The video graphically depicts and counters the myths and misinformation spread by the religious right, showing the correlation of this anti-gay movement with all discriminatory movements throughout history.

 

FIGHTING FOR OUR LIVES

Five minute excerpt from 19:15 video

Produced by Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein in 1992

Produced in 1992 to defeat Measure 9, a ballot measure in Oregon, that attempted to deprive lesbians and gays of their basic human rights.