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  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries followup]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries followup]

    A documentary produced by Kartemquin Films made to accompany the Spertus Museum of Judaica’s 1994 exhibition in which six African-American artists and six Jewish-American artists collaborated on a group show. Features interviews with many of the artists, footage from the exhibition including interviews with patrons, as well as interviews with Morry Fred (Director of the Spertus Museum) and Raymon Price (Director of the DuSable Museum of African-American History). Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries 7/25 Sample]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries 7/25 Sample]

    A documentary produced by Kartemquin Films made to accompany the Spertus Museum of Judaica’s 1994 exhibition in which six African-American artists and six Jewish-American artists collaborated on a group show. Features interviews with many of the artists, footage from the exhibition including interviews with patrons, as well as interviews with Morry Fred (Director of the Spertus Museum) and Raymon Price (Director of the DuSable Museum of African-American History). Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 85; Ray Price]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 85; Ray Price]

    Kartemquin Films interviews Raymon Price, Curator at the DuSable Museum of African American History, about the Spertus Museum of Judaica’s 1992 exhibition “Bridges and Boundaries,” which was originally intended to be a joint exhibition with DuSable. In this tape, Price talks about how the exhibition might have been different with his involvement, and speculations about the potential for the project as a whole that Price feels went unmet. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 84; Ray Price]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 84; Ray Price]

    Kartemquin Films interviews Raymon Price, Curator at the DuSable Museum of African American History, about the Spertus Museum of Judaica’s 1992 exhibition “Bridges and Boundaries,” which was originally intended to be a joint exhibition with DuSable. In this tape, Price talks about why DuSable ultimately didn’t take part in the project. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 82]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 82]

    Kartemquin Films interviews Morrie Fred, Director of the Spertus Museum of Judaica, about their 1992 exhibition Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries. The interview takes place after the exhibition has been finished and on display in the museum, and Fred discusses the risks involved in doing a gallery exhibition about potentially controversial issues. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 80; Morry Fred]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 80; Morry Fred]

    In an interview with Kartemquin Films, Morry Fred, Director of the Spertus Museum of Judaica, reflects on the museum’s 1994 exhibition, “Bridges and Boundaries: Chicago Crossings.” Fred talks about what inspired him to pursue the project, the project’s successes and shortcomings, and the unbalanced nature of Black–Jewish relations. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 81]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 81]

    Kartemquin Films interviews Morrie Fred, Director of the Spertus Museum of Judaica, about their 1992 exhibition Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries. The interview takes place after the exhibition has been finished and on display in the museum, and Fred talks about the failed attempt to involve DuSable Museum of African American History and why he thinks the partnership never happened and its effects on the resulting exhibition. Continue reading