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Filmmaker Matt Zodrow surveys his heavily gentrified neighborhood along Northeast Alberta Street. He and filming-partner Tracy MacDonald have set out to document Oregon’s storied racial history, including the current issue for people of color being displaced from their historical neighborhoods, to the racist laws that excluded blacks from living in the Oregon territory during the mid 1800s.

Filmmaker Matt Zodrow surveys his heavily gentrified neighborhood along Northeast Alberta Street. He and filming-partner Tracy MacDonald have set out to document Oregon’s storied racial history, including the current issue for people of color being displaced from their historical neighborhoods, to the racist laws that excluded blacks from living in the Oregon territory during the mid 1800s.

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Oregon as ‘Whitelandia’

Film examines the state’s racial dealings past and present

Two Oregon filmmakers looking to examine the state's tumultuous racial dealing with documentary "Whitelandia".