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  • [The 90’s raw: Midnight Mission and Asylum]

    [The 90’s raw: Midnight Mission and Asylum]

    This tape features raw footage for the award-winning series “The 90’s.” Videomakers Jody Procter and Judith Binder visit Midnight Mission, a soup kitchen and advocate for the poor in Los Angeles. They interview employees about how the meals are prepared, and speak with a few of the patrons about their situations. However, their main focus is the food, and most of the tape concerns the process of making and serving it. In contrast, Procter and Binder visit Asylum, an extremely upscale restaurant. The owner talks about his influences, the cuisine, and the decor. They also talk to the pastry chef and bread baker and watch the head chef, Guy Leroy, prepare an unusual salmon dish. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: New York City shoe repair]

    [The 90’s raw: New York City shoe repair]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Tom Weinberg and Joel Cohen ride the train around O’Hare airport, and then travel to Manhattan, where they visit a charming shoe repair shop. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Harrie’s Deli]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Harrie’s Deli]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. This video features a trip to Harrie’s Deli in Glencoe, where Ben Jarovsky interviews owner Maurie Andes about his history as a hot dog stand owner, his sandwich making techniques, and his secret to success and happiness as a business owner and person. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Barber Shop]

    [The 90’s raw: Barber Shop]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. This tape features footage of the Broadway Barber Shop in New York City. As patrons get their hair cut, shop owner Mr. Kay engages in lively debates with his customers. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: bar b-roll]

    [The 90’s raw: bar b-roll]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. B-roll and conversation with patrons of two bars: Rich’s First One Today (in Bucktown at Palmer and Leavitt) and Joz’s Laundry Bar And Cafe, an innovative place combining a laundromat, bar, and restaurant (in Wrigleyville). Continue reading