A story of Gentrification in Oakland, CA

A Barbosa Prince Film

Heartfelt Thoughts For Our Friends In The Oakland Ghost Ship Fire

We are saddened by the recent fire at the Ghost Ship Warehouse in Oakland. Our production team lost friends and fellow artist in the fire. We stopped production for the last week after learning of this calamity. Our hearts and thoughts are with the family and friends and the greater Oakland community, this tragic event […]


Producers Barbosa Prince and Julia Schroeder will be shooting interviews at: DISPLACEMENT an art show curated by artist and fellow filmmaker Gerardo Chow. Press release follows below: The Exhibition Opens: December 3rd, 2016 7 to 9pm Studio 23 Gallery 2309B Encinal Ave. Alameda, CA. 94501 The group art exhibit is benefiting housing rights services that […]

GentriFRIED the Web Series!

Coming soon! GentriFRIED the Short Documnetary Web Series. As we move forward with production we want to share footage that is not making it into the film but is still very compelling. As much as we want, we can’t put it all in the film. The interviews we do contain a lot great information on […]

The Team

Our production team consist of the core group of Swirlpop Films our media production group. Producer/Director Barbosa Prince Producer Julia Schroeder CGI Chris Paris Editors: Kathleen Dargis Camera: Julia Schroeder and Tsering Norbu Story Development: Barbosa Prince and Julia Schroeder Our film team continues to grow as the project moves along and we will be […]