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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

  • Chicago Tonight: Gene Siskel remembered

    Chicago Tonight: Gene Siskel remembered

    A brief recap of Gene Siskel’s life and career. A segment details Siskel’s early career, and is followed by a panel of his professional friends who share memories and stories. Continue reading

  • [WTTW pledge night]

    [WTTW pledge night]

    The bulk of the tape is an off-air recording of Tom Weinberg and Jack Wilson running WTTW’s pledge drive, explaining how it works and asking for donations. Operators answer phones in background. Before and after there are brief clips from several other channels. Continue reading