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  • [Chicago Slices raw: Araceli Trujillo]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Araceli Trujillo]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. In this video, Karen Hutt interviews Araceli Trujillo, a Mexican-American teenager who lives in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Araceli talks about her life, family, school, and knowledge of the suburbs, among other things, as they walk through the Mexican-American community together. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Community Support Systems #2, Star Trek Convention]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Community Support Systems #2, Star Trek Convention]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. This video is a continuation of footage of a benefit for Community Support Systems, a non-profit organization based in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. This is followed by Tobi Johnson interviewing members of the Klingon Assault Group at a Star Trek Convention in Harvey, Illinois. She interviews Jerry Murphy, of the group, who says that they put on full Klingon make-up and costume and perform service work in the community. Johnson also follows around a set of twin boys who are new members of the group and tell a bit about the Star Trek fan community and how they are involved in the group. Continue reading

  • [Bughouse Square debates]

    [Bughouse Square debates]

    CAN-TV coverage of the Bughouse Square Debates at Washington Square Park in Chicago in July 2001. The event, a free speech forum, traces its history to the early twentieth century when soapbox orators, beatnik poets and radicals gathered at the park to rant and rave. Generally, the video is a static shot of the podium with occasional cutaways to the crowd. Continue reading