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  • Here Come the Videofreex: Chicago Premiere

    Here Come the Videofreex: Chicago Premiere

    New Doc About Pioneering Video Collective Here Come the Videofreex Chicago premiere A film by Jon Nealon and Jenny Raskin Tuesday, May 17 8:00pm Thursday, May 19 8:00pm *with special guests Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. Chicago, IL This week, the Gene Siskel Film Center will host the Chicago premiere of Here Come the Videofreex.  The documentary chronicles the pioneering efforts of the Videofreex, a collective of radical videographers who snatched a front row seat on street-level history in the turbulent Sixties and … Continue reading

  • 33rd & La Salle

    33rd & La Salle

    An experimental piece documenting the wrecking of a building on 33rd and LaSalle in Chicago. Continue reading

  • Face it layoff

    Face it layoff

    This video contains footage gathered for the television program “Watch It.” Some of this footage was also gathered for the television show “Wired In,” which never made it on the air. In this video, we watch as broadcast journalist Anne Johnsos, along with a video crew, visits a technology convention in Chicago to demo a new product called “Face It.” Continue reading

  • Cynthia Kisser Interview #3; Jesus People, USA

    Cynthia Kisser Interview #3; Jesus People, USA

    This video contains a rehashing of the last bit of 16401 as well as interviews of members of Jesus People, USA. Continue reading

  • Cynthia Kisser Interview #2

    Cynthia Kisser Interview #2

    This is a continuation of an interview with Cynthia Kisser who was the executive director of the Cult Awareness Network. She continues to speak about cults and various things regarding them. Continue reading

  • Cynthia Kisser Interview #1

    Cynthia Kisser Interview #1

    This is the first part of an interview with Cynthia Kisser, a woman who was the executive director of the Cult Awareness Network. She speaks about cults in general. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw: demolition – Robbins Barber Shop]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw: demolition – Robbins Barber Shop]

    Footage for the documentary “Voices of Cabrini.” Shot between 1995-1999, it documented the Cabrini Green redevelopment project proposed and carried out by the city of Chicago. This video includes footage of construction workers cleaning up the rubble of Robbins Barber shop, followed by footage shot before the demolition of a conversation between Robbins Barber shop patrons about race relations, and footage from a little league baseball game in the neighborhood. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw: Mark Pratt interview]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw: Mark Pratt interview]

    Video for the documentary “Voices of Cabrini.” Shot between 1995-1999, it documented the Cabrini Green redevelopment project proposed and carried out by the city of Chicago. In this tape, resident Mark Pratt gives a brief history of Cabrini Green. He talks about his family, growing up in Cabrini, security issues, future hopes to become a homeowner, living in Cabrini, and Cabrini demolition. The Pratt children talk about living in Cabrini Green, hopes for the future, hobbies, and daily happenings. The family is interviewed inside their home in Cabrini. Continue reading