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  • [Chicago Slices raw: Women’s Action Coalition]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Women’s Action Coalition]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a television series about life in Chicagoland. This video focuses on the Women’s Action Coalition (WAC), an organization focused around women’s issues. Videomaker Skip Blumberg tapes a WAC gathering at Carpenter and Huron in the West Loop where participants with homemade instruments play in a drum circle, and also interviews many of them about their beliefs and their cause.

  • War Essay

    War Essay

    Edited segment for The 90’s. An impressionistic view of war shot in Iraq and Jordan shortly after the end of the air and land war. This segment, with an added intro and titles, was aired on The 90’s, episode 308 (The Anti-War Tapes)

  • Channel Zero: Planet Street

    Channel Zero: Planet Street

    This Canadian program is self-described as a video magazine that brings the MTV aesthetic–quick cuts, stylized imagery, skewed camera angles, music–to intellectual and educational programming. The show focuses on liberal and human rights issues such as media control, poor conditions for blacks in South Africa, etc.

  • [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #3]

    [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #3]

    This is a continuation of footage from Bughouse Square in August 1998. Studs Terkel spoke a little earlier in the day and is not included on this tape.

  • [The 90’s raw: Reverend Calvin O. Butts followup]

    [The 90’s raw: Reverend Calvin O. Butts followup]

    Raw footage for The 90’s. Interview with Rev. Calvin O. Butts following up from an interview he gave on tape 11140 about his campaign to stop Philip Morris from advertising cigarettes in low income neighborhoods.

  • [The 90’s raw : God’s Love We Deliver]

    [The 90’s raw : God’s Love We Deliver]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Videomaker Esti Marpet visits God’s Love We Deliver, a charity group that delivers meals to home-bound patients with AIDS and other debilitating diseases. Marpet spends most of the tape in the kitchen interviewing staff members about how the organization functions and about their connections to the cause. There is also a lengthy interview with a current client of the organization and one the co-founders, Ganga Stone, who talks about how she founded the organization.

  • Image Union, episode 0307

    Image Union, episode 0307

    Image Union episode from September 1980 featuring: “Right to Strike” by Ramazan Ajdini and Jean de Segonzac, a documentary about the 1980 Chicago firemen’s strike; and “Double Think” by Janice Tanaka, an experimental film about Japanese internment during World War II.

  • [Rocking the Boat: Studs Terkel’s 20th Century rough cut]

    [Rocking the Boat: Studs Terkel’s 20th Century rough cut]

    Documentary on activism and the labor movement.

 
 
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