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  • [Power to the People raw: interviews with Deborah Johnson and Bobby Rush]

    [Power to the People raw: interviews with Deborah Johnson and Bobby Rush]

    This video features camera original interviews with Deborah Johnson, December 4th Committee, and member, Black Panther Party in 1969, as well as then-Alderman Bobby Rush, who was also the former Deputy Minister of Defense of the Black Panther Party. The footage was shot for “Power to the People” [1989 | 26 minutes], which was made for the December 4th Committee at Kartemquin Films. Director, Peter Kuttner.“Power to the People” speaks to Black, Latino and White activists who worked with and […]

  • Power to the People

    Power to the People

    “Power to the People” [1989 | 26 minutes] This film was made for the December 4th Committee at Kartemquin Films. Director, Peter Kuttner. “Power to the People” speaks to Black, Latino and White activists who worked with and were influenced by Fred Hampton and the Illinois Black Panther Party. They recall the late 1960s and how the Panther experience still affects their current community work. In doing so, they tell the story of the IL Party and the murder and […]

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw #104]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw #104]

    Raw video shot for “Voices of Cabrini.” Shot between 1995-1999, it documented the Cabrini Green redevelopment project proposed and carried out by the City of Chicago. This video features a town hall meeting between Cabrini-Green residents, Congressman Bobby Rush, and activist Marion Stamps. Additionally, the video features resident Mark Pratt filming around the Cabrini-Green neighborhood.

  • Voices of Cabrini: Remaking Chicago’s Public Housing

    Voices of Cabrini: Remaking Chicago’s Public Housing

    Shot over a four-year period, this gripping documentary chronicles the demolition of Cabrini-Green from the perspectives of residents, community activists and local business owners.

 
 
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