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  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Hal Weiner, street scene, Cayote interview, Libertarian]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Hal Weiner, street scene, Cayote interview, Libertarian]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, civil liberties Lawyer Hal Weiner discusses the implementation of radical loitering laws in New York City during the convention that were designed to deter prostitution. The videomakers also attend a meeting of a feminist group against the new laws. Towards the end of the tape, the videomakers speak with numerous people on the street about their thoughts on prostitution. Continue reading

  • [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. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Prairie Moon Book Store]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Prairie Moon Book Store]

    PRAIRIE MOON BOOK STORE: Skip Blumberg interviews partner DAWN BOYD about the Prairie Moon Bookstore in Arlington Heights. It offers a women friendly environment in the northwest suburbs. The store is owned by an investment group of 21 professional women, providing women with information on women’s topics. Continue reading

  • [Full Circle promo]

    [Full Circle promo]

    A taping of a dinner at Chicago’s Hull House, in which many prominent feminists and female activists come together to honor the memory and achievements of Jane Addams, the prominent social activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Guests include: Magdalena Abakanowicz, Cheryl Carolus, Hyun-Kyung Chung, Johnnetta Cole, Mirna Cunningham, Nawal El Saadawi, Susan Faludi, Susan Grode, Anita Hill, Dolores Huerta, Devaki Jain, Wilma Mankiller, Gloria Steinem, & Addie Wyatt. Continue reading

  • [Master from 90’s West]

    [Master from 90’s West]

    Several segments shot by Nancy Cain and Jody Procter for The 90’s: Nixon Library, Blase Bonpane, Roz Wieman, Betsy Brown, activists in Eugene, Oregon, Radio Free Venice, Echo Man on Venice Beach, who should be president?. Continue reading

  • [Full Circle longer edit]

    A longer version of the Full Circle promo. Feminists from around the world convene for a dinner at Jane Adams’ Hull House in Chicago to discuss women’s issues. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Laura Flanders]

    [The 90’s raw: Laura Flanders]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview with Laura Flanders (1961-), prominent feminist journalist who was born in Great Britain, about what the rest of the world thinks of America. “The British, being the falling empire that they are, revel in a sort of patronizing attitude towards the rest of the world and in particular, the United States.” She also talks about common American attitudes towards the British, claiming that a British accent is practically synonymous with intelligence in America, but says that “the British deserve more suspicion than that.” Continue reading

  • The 90’s Next Election Special

    The 90’s Next Election Special

    The second of three election specials from the award winning series, The 90’s. This episode is called “THE CONVENTION” and features moments from the Democratic National Convention in New York and the Republican National Convention in Houston in 1992. The producers tend to stay away from the regular news type footage and find the human interactions and the moments when the politicians are off their guard. Continue reading