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  • [HSA Strike 1975 raw #1]

    [HSA Strike 1975 raw #1]

    Raw footage for HSA Strike 1975. The strike began on October 27th, 1975, and lasted for 18 days—the longest and largest doctors’ strike in the US. The strike was organized by the Housestaff Association (HSA), a union of residents and interns. They were protesting against the working conditions and poor facilities at Cook County Hospital, Chicago’s only public hospital which mostly served the city’s poor and uninsured.

    In this tape, workers meet to discuss the strike and the future of Cook County Hospital. Also includes footage on the street during the strike.

  • [The Vietnam challenge rough cut]

    In January 1998, Kartemquin films traveled to present day Vietnam to document the unfathomable: the uniting of former sworn enemies, groups of American and Vietnamese veterans, for an arduous 16 day, 1,200 mile bicycle expedition from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. The event was named The Vietnam Challenge. The Vietnam Challenge is the brainchild of World T.E.A.M. (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports, a North Carolina based, non-profit organization that stages high profile athletic events with the notion that there is great value in building diverse teams. The tape focuses on the emotional impact of the journey on the veterans. We see the entire trip and examine the impact that the soldiers’ disabilities have had on their lives.

  • Newsdogs

    Self-described as an experiment in which a group of improvisational actors play different roles as a news crew covering the days news. Mixes real footage with improv acting.

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