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  • Chicago Slices, episode 9313

    Chicago Slices, episode 9313

    Episode 9313 of the show featuring everyday Chicagoans. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0040: Holiday Show

    Image Union, episode 0040: Holiday Show

    Compilation episode of Image Union featuring “The Happy Bus” by Lilly Ollinger, “Christmas Eve at Gordon’s” by Jay Tannenbaum, “Chairs” by Nick Despota, John Mabey, and Bob Snyder, “Christmas Morning in Sister Bay” by Dan Sandin, and “Nicaragua Report” “by Juan Downey. In between videos, there is footage of a Chicago holiday parade. It features footage of Mayor Jane Byrne, various politicians, and numerous floats. Continue reading

  • [Bill Veeck Night #1]

    [Bill Veeck Night #1]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man for Any Season.” This tape features footage of “Bill Veeck Night” at Comiskey Park, a farewell celebration to Veeck following his stint in the hospital and his announcement that he will be selling the team and retiring from a career in baseball. This event aired on live television, was hosted by Harry Caray and Rich King, and features interviews with a number of baseball celebrities and Veeck’s biggest fans who celebrated the evening prior to the game at Comiskey that night. Continue reading

  • [The 90s raw: Jim Pope, Bob Parry]

    [The 90s raw: Jim Pope, Bob Parry]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Videomaker Eddie Becker gets a tour of the Foreign Press Center and interviews Director Jim Pope. Becker also speaks with journalist Robert Parry about the use of propaganda themes by the U.S. Government. Continue reading

  • La Arepa – El Trompo

    La Arepa – El Trompo

    Color video documentary in Spanish with English subtitles. The documentary is composed of two segments, the first about the arepa, a food made from fried cornmeal that is a major part of the cultural history of the Antioquia region in Colombia. It is eaten at every meal by people in the region. The second segment, “El Trompo,” focuses on toy spinning tops in Columbia. People appreciate the top because it is common to many cultures and has the ability to unite generations under one skill set. We see a lot of footage of top experts and hear their opinions about the toy’s enduring significance. This tape documents a moment of cultural change for this region of Columbia, poised at a moment when it is still unclear how modernization is going to mesh with tradition. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0027: Super 8’s

    Image Union, episode 0027: Super 8’s

    This compilation episode of Image Union features a mind-bending experimental video, a time lapse photography piece, a video tribute to Judy Roberts, and a short political documentary. Works include “…Living in the City” by Bill Chayes, “The Quickie” by Moving Memory Films, “Judy” by Rosalie Loewy, “Seamus” and “Octopus’ Garden” by Dean Kendrick and Chip Scoglio, and “Justice for Joe Torres” by Betsy Martins. Continue reading

  • [White Sox opening day 1976 spots]

    [White Sox opening day 1976 spots]

    This tape is a collection of Chicago White Sox promo commercials for opening day 1976. Players included in the promos are as follows: Ralph Carr, Bucky Dent, Minnie Minoso, Rich Gossage, Jorge Orta, and Brian Downing. Throughout the tape, there are both small and large breaks in between the promo footage. Continue reading

  • [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