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  • Image Union, episode 0729

    Image Union, episode 0729

    “Reclaiming America” is a short documentary about the American Agriculture Movement’s 1985 protest in front of the Chicago Board of Trade. The protesters, family farmers, target futures trading and the speculative shorting tactics used in the financial system. 49 protesters were arrested over two days. Footage focuses on speeches from Wayne Cryts, president of the American Agricultural Movement. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0618

    Image Union, episode 0618

    “Uptown Christian Soldiers” is a short, well-balanced documentary about Jesus People USA in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. JPUSA offers emergency housing, long-term housing for disadvantaged persons, and a daily meal program. JPUSA also operates several small businesses in the neighborhood. Program features interviews from administrators, community members, former members, and the families of members. There is also footage from within the dining halls of the ministry and the dormitories bought by the church. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0435

    Image Union, episode 0435

    “Cocaine Express” is a short documentary about the experiences of photographer Henry Herr Gill and writer Rick Soll, journalists for the Chicago Sun Times. They describe the details and enormous scale of the underground drug trade between the United States and nations in South America. The footage is mostly black and white photographic stills with Gill and Soll narrating. They trace their steps through different South and Central American towns, and talk about various characters and situations they encountered along the way. Continue reading

  • [Tom Weinberg video for Silver Circle Award]

    [Tom Weinberg video for Silver Circle Award]

    Short highlight reel of Tom Weinberg’s career for his Silver Circle Award presented by the Chicago / Midwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Continue reading

  • Image Union: Municipal Mirth

    Image Union: Municipal Mirth

    An episode of the independent film and video showcase, Image Union, featuring a videotape on Chicago’s neighborhood festival program in the summer of 1979. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0628: Nicaragua

    Image Union, episode 0628: Nicaragua

    A documentary about the U.S. citizens who are living in Nicaragua and are opposed to the Reagan administration policy towards Nicaragua, including the possibility of a U.S. invasion. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0007

    Image Union, episode 0007

    Hour long compilation episode of Image Union featuring “Chairs” by Nick Despota, John Mabey, and Bob Synder, “Helen Lishman for Mayor” by Warren Leming, “Picture Box,” “Waiting,” and “Saturday Morning” by Dan Curry, “Commuting to Tomorrow” by Scott Fivelson, “Cycling Keeps Me Off the Streets” by Mirko Popadic, “Men in the Street, Sardines in the Bus” by Jiffy Vidinc, “To Die a Cowboy” by James Wright, Jr., “Black Spirit Boogie” by Kenneth Shearer, “Other Leading Brand 11-2-76″ by Scott Walker, a film by E.E. Seiter, and “Gotta Sing” by Bill Melamed. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0814

    Image Union, episode 0814

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Disarmament Survey. In the spring of 1982, 300 independent videomakers around the world produced a public opinion poll. People were interviewed on the street about their opinions on the nuclear arms race and disarmament. Responses were polarized. Continue reading