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  • [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: Marion Stamps funeral]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw: Marion Stamps funeral]

    Video from 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 features footage from Cabrini activist Marion Stamps’ funeral. Congressman Bobby Rush speaks at the service. Towards the end of the video, there is an interview with a Cabrini resident who had lived in the area since the 1960s. Continue reading

  • Sept 5: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    Sept 5: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    STUDS’ PLACE: LOST AND FOUND SEPTEMBER 5, 2012, 5:30-7:30pm FREE ADMISSION Free non-alcoholic beverages Birthday cheesecake courtesy of Eli’s Cheesecake Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State St., Chicago, IL guarantee your seats by rsvp’ing to info@mediaburn.org On September 5, you will have the first opportunity to see footage from four lost episodes of the seminal Chicago TV show Studs’ Place. Unseen for 60 years, these kinescope recordings of the live show were recently discovered in Terkel’s basement. This amazing … Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw: City Hall Demonstration]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw: City Hall Demonstration]

    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 tape includes footage of a protest and press conference inside City Hall. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw: Demolition – Barbershop – Pratt home]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw: Demolition – Barbershop – Pratt home]

    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 demolishing a Cabrini building, Robbins Barber Shop, and the Pratt family home. Mark Pratt also takes the filmmakers on a tour of the neighborhood. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw: protest march]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw: protest march]

    Raw video shot for “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 features a protest march from Cabrini-Green to Grant Park. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw #102]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw #102]

    Raw video shot for “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 features preparations for a large pro-resident rally and then a failed meeting with city officials in Near North High School. The crowd gets rowdy and makes it difficult for David Tkac and Adrian Bryant to address them. Tkac compares photographs of the Cabrini-Green intersections with sketches of proposed redevelopment for the intersections. Also in the video are interviews with journalists and residents. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw #101]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw #101]

    Raw video shot for “Voices of Cabrini.” Shot between 1995-1999, it documented the Cabrini Green redevelopment project proposed and carried out by the City of Chicago. The video features preparations for a large pro-resident rally and then a failed meeting with city officials in Near North High School. The demonstrators walk to the high school, but the potential meeting between them, Jesse White, and Alderman Walter Burnett goes awry when the crowd becomes too incensed. Continue reading