Compilation episode of Image Union featuring "Street Show Auditions" by Drew Brown, Annette Barbier, Jerry Moyemont, and Jim Fahrenwald, "Rock Against Racism" by Jim Nitti and Jim Pasta, "Voices of the People" by Nancy Cruz, Sandra Ortiz, Mirko Popadic, Sandra Rogers, and Denise Zaccardi, and "Continued to Death" by Scott Jacobs, Tony Medici, and Mirko Popadic.
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00:55Copy video clip URL “Street Show Auditions” by Drew Brown, Annette Barbier, Jerry Moyemont, and Jim Fahrenwald. Color Video. Documents audition for a Chicago program to place street performers in various neighborhoods. Includes auditions by a “bone” player; a “Little Bo Peep” singing act; a juggler; a magician; a ventriloquist; and several musicians.
09:30Copy video clip URL “Rock Against Racism” (excerpts) by Jim Nitti and Jim Pasta. Color Video. Excerpts from a documentary chronicling Rock Against Racism, a free concert held by Chicago musicians with the aim of eliminating racism. Performers include D.O.A., Lonnie Brooks Blues Band; Immune System; and La Confidencia.
18:44Copy video clip URL “Voice of the People” by Nancy Cruz, Sandra Ortiz, Mirko Popadic, Sandra Rogers, and Denise Zaccardi. B&W video. A documentary made by Voice of the People, a community organization that manages apartment buildings in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The film chronicles the organization’s efforts to keep housing managed and maintained.
25:11Copy video clip URL “Continued to Death” by Scott Jacobs, Tony Medici, and Mirko Popadic. B&W video. Another short documentary about Organization of the Northeast (ONE), a community group fighting Chicago’s ineffective housing court to keep affordable housing in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, a neighborhood giving way to rapid gentrification.
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