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  • [Inner City Art]

    [Inner City Art]

    This video starts out with the videomaker Judith Binder going to a nail salon. She then visits Inner-City Art, an after-school type program for children going to school in the inner city. Following this she goes to Venice Beach and talks with a few homeless people and then tapes along the Boardwalk. Continue reading

  • More Than A Game

    More Than A Game

    This is a mid-length documentary about playground basketball on the South and West sides of Chicago dealing specifically with the myths surrounding it, the culture it has created, and its effect on individuals. Notable NBA interviewees within the film are Glenn “Doc” Rivers and Eddie Johnson. Continue reading

  • [Ephemeral Films : selected layoffs]

    [Ephemeral Films : selected layoffs]

    Instructional films from the 1940s and 50s. Some are merely humorously outdated, others are downright horrifying — particularly one that concludes that mechanized laundry machines are the best example of women’s liberation in this century. Most deal with dating. Old Chicago footage with streetcars in last segment. Continue reading

  • Computer Kids #4

    Computer Kids #4

    The tape features raw footage from the television show “Wired In.” While the  program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as children put computers to use at The Learning Circuit, a computer learning center in California. Continue reading

  • Computer Whiz Kid #2

    Computer Whiz Kid #2

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as a tech-minded teenager continues to demo an electronic mail system for the crew. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw #79: Mr. Computer #3]

    [Wired In raw #79: Mr. Computer #3]

    Raw footage for “Wired In,” a never completed series on the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as computer enthusiast Jon, a.k.a. Mr. Computer, speaks with the Wired In crew about the computer industry and also demos a number of video games. Mr. Computer #3. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw #23: Silver Sue arcade #4]

    [Wired In raw #23: Silver Sue arcade #4]

    Raw footage for “Wired In,” a never completed series on the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as Arcade owner Silver Sue plays a few video games in her establishment. Numerous other patrons are seen playing video games as well. This is followed by a number of classic commercials. Silver Sue #4. Continue reading

  • Children of War

    Children of War

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Continue reading