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  • Media Burn Screening This Saturday!

    Media Burn Screening This Saturday!

    First off, thanks to everyone who attended our screening on the Chicago City Council last Saturday! It was great to see some familiar faces. We really appreciate your support! Secondly, we’re proud to say that we’re having another screening this Saturday! As part of the “50 Alderman/50 Artists” project, Media Burn is presenting a screening of rare archival video paired with our always insightful commentary. The art show features photographs, paintings and posters of all 50 current aldermen (with substitutes […]

  • Dead and Dying in Iraq

    Dead and Dying in Iraq

    An excerpt from The 90’s. An impressionistic view of war shot in Iraq and Jordan shortly after the end of the Gulf War. Shot by Andrew Jones. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPvMImLRJsg] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • Two Media Burn Screenings in March!

    Two Media Burn Screenings in March!

    This month, we’d like to invite you to two exciting Media Burn events. As part of the “50 Alderman/50 Artists” project, Media Burn is presenting two screenings of rare archival videos paired with our always insightful commentary. The art show features photographs, paintings and posters of all 50 current aldermen (with substitutes for the two vacant seats), paired with biographical information. It’s a fascinating look at the politics of this city, and you shouldn’t miss it! The exhibition and the […]

  • If the Atomic Bomb Explodes, Duck and Cover!

    If the Atomic Bomb Explodes, Duck and Cover!

    An alternate cut of the 1950s civil defense film advising us to duck and cover if the atomic bomb explodes. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82_SFenja6E] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • Happy Birthday Chicago!

    Happy Birthday Chicago!

    Chicago is celebrating its 173rd birthday today, and who better to talk about the city than our good friend and legendary Chicago personality Studs Terkel. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJlz_xb46EM] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • A Conversation with TV Legend Howard Cosell

    A Conversation with TV Legend Howard Cosell

    Sports Journalist and television legend Howard Cosell talks about his hopes to become a political reporter. Shot in 1976 at his home in New York City during the Democratic National Convention. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDVCPSIFtC4] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • Night of the Invasion

    Night of the Invasion

    There’s nothing quite like portable video. It’s one of the best ways to tell a story, particularly when there’s danger and action. Take a look at this piece on Videomaker Andrew Jones and his dangerous venture into the heart of a war zone during the U.S. invasion of Panama in December of 1989. Click here to watch Deep Dish TV’s “The Underground Voices of the Panamanian People.” Produced by Che Che Martinez.

  • Chicago Characters – Jerry’s Deli 1976

    Chicago Characters – Jerry’s Deli 1976

    Excerpt from “Jerry’s Deli” by Tom Palazzolo. A film about a Chicago deli on Grand Ave. famous for the owner’s temperamental antics. To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here.  

 
 
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