A look back at the Oakland of yore from film archivist Rick Prelinger
Lost Landscapes of Oakland at OMCAOakland Museum of California (1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA) Map it Free
A long time ago, in a neighborhood not so far away . . . Come check out what the East Bay used to look like at this screening curated by Rick Prelinger, archivist and founder of the Prelinger Film Archives. At Lost Landscapes of Oakland, Prelinger combed his vast resources to compile this glimpse into the Oakland of yore, drawing from tens of thousands of amatuer home movies, educational films and advertising.