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  • Chicago Boys

    Chicago Boys

    In 1973, after dramatic political upheaval in Chile, the “Chicago Boys,” led by University of Chicago economics professor Milton Friedman, were given the chance to rebuild the country’s economy. They opted to turn Chile into an experiment with absolute free markets. This documentary examines the poor state of the country ten years afterwards.

  • [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.

  • [The 90’s raw: Gil Scott-Heron]

    [The 90’s raw: Gil Scott-Heron]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Skip Blumberg talks with poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron in Harlem about race and racism. “What I meant by the phrase ‘the revolution will not be televised’ was, the first revolution takes place in your mind. …It’s not something you can catch on film. …It’ll just be something that you see and you just realize, ‘Hey, I’m on the wrong page.'”

  • Image Union, episode 0504

    Image Union, episode 0504

    Compilation episode of Imgae Union featuring the work of artists Paul Snajdr, Davidson Gigliotti, and Robert Millman. The latter two artists produced surreal art pieces for the episode.

  • Inner City Blues

    0:00 Bars and tone, count-in.

  • The 90’s, episode 108: The Environment

    The 90’s, episode 108: The Environment

    Episode 108 of the award-winning TV series The 90’s. This episode is called “THE ENVIRONMENT” and features the following segments:

  • [Chicago Slices raw : Bridges #2 – Inspiration Cafe #2]

    [Chicago Slices raw : Bridges #2 – Inspiration Cafe #2]

    Raw footage for the TV series Chicago Slices. This tape features a continuation of footage on how they raise and lower the bridges over the Chicago River, then a segment at Uptown’s Inspiration Cafe.

  • Dead Action

    Dead Action

    Documentary about the San Francisco County Jails, which house people convicted of minor crimes such as theft and prostitution. The tape mainly argues (through interviews) that most of the inmates are in jail because they are poor and that the prison system only exacerbates the problem.

 
 
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