Scenes From the Occupation of the Port of Oakland

Footage from the massive November 2 protest in which thousands of people flooded into the port of Oakland to shut it down

Filmmaker Brandon Hill captured this footage of the massive Oakland general strike on November 2, in which thousands of people flooded into the port of Oakland to shut it down. The truly dramatic footage starts around 1:30, when the protest moves into the port at sunset and demonstrators climb shipping containers and scaffolding. 

For more videos by Brandon Hill, visit http://storyofb.com/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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