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  • [Excerpts 1st Global Village Program Fall 1969]

    [Excerpts 1st Global Village Program Fall 1969]

    Raw footage from a variety of sources. Originally shown as a multi channel video performance switched live and screened on a bank of TV monitors. Includes footage from Woodstock performances, interviews with activists Abbie Hoffman and and Jerry Rubin, musical performances taped off of television, and naked festival-goers.

  • Hot Video with Chicago Conspiracy

    Hot Video with Chicago Conspiracy

    Aaron Sorkin’s recent film, The Trial of the Chicago 7, has revived interest in the historical events which took place in Chicago between 1968 and 1970.  During the entire trial between September 1969 and February 1970, seven of the eight defendants (Bobby Seale had been removed from the trial and left Chicago) gathered as a complete group only twice. The following video is a documentation of one of those two occurrences. R.G. Davis, founder of the San Francisco Mime Troupe, […]

  • Abbie Hoffman Makes Gefilte Fish

    Abbie Hoffman Makes Gefilte Fish

    On Christmas Eve in the Chelsea Hotel, social and political activist Abbie Hoffman prepares homemade gefilte fish from a family recipe. At the time, Hoffman had gone underground.

  • [Chicago Conspiracy Appeal press conference]

    [Chicago Conspiracy Appeal press conference]

    Bay Area Video Coalition remaster of raw 1/2″ portapak footage. The original tape appears to have been recorded over many times, so often a random image will insert itself in for a minute or so. The tape appears to have been in extremely terrible condition, so the images are always flashing or the are obscured by everything looking almost completely white.

  • [Abbie Hoffman raw #1]

    [Abbie Hoffman raw #1]

    An interview with political activist Abbie Hoffman at the Chicago Amphitheater on the 20th anniversary of 1968 Democratic National Convention. In the interview, Hoffman talks about the complicating aspects of activism, the applications used to promote and spread messages to wider audiences, and the media’s effect on American daily life.

  • [Abbie Hoffman raw #2]

    [Abbie Hoffman raw #2]

    This tape features the second part of an interview with activist Abbie Hoffman at the Chicago Amphitheater on the 20th anniversary of 1968 Democratic National Convention. In the tape, Hoffman briefly talks about his book “Steal This Urine Test.” Timecode onscreen.

  • [Tribute to Abbie Hoffman]

    [Tribute to Abbie Hoffman]

    Rough edit of various celebrities paying tribute to Abbie Hoffman after his death.

  • [Tales of Hoffman “best” selects]

    [Tales of Hoffman “best” selects]

    Selects for a documentary about the Chicago 7 Trial that analyzes the two primary characters, both named Hoffman: Judge Julius Hoffman and defendant Abbie Hoffman.

 
 
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