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  • Back Porch

    Back Porch

    This Super-8 silent film by Chuck Kleinhans captures everyday life in Chicago from the vantage point of a back porch in Logan Square.

  • August Nights

    August Nights

    Super-8 film by Chuck Kleinhans featuring footage of three Chicago neighborhoods on summer nights in 1979.

  • Pedestrian Wavelength

    Pedestrian Wavelength

    A Super-8 silent film by Chuck Kleinhans that references the landmark experimental film by Michael Snow, “Wavelength.” The film is composed primarily of a series of zooms inside an apartment in Logan Square accomplished by running or walking with the camera, and also features two cats and footage of the blizzard of 1979.

  • Martha Feuer: Growing Up

    Martha Feuer: Growing Up

    Part one of an interview with Martha Feuer as part of Documenting Social History, an oral history project produced by Communications for Change with students at City Colleges of Chicago.

  • Stories of the unemployed

    Stories of the unemployed

    Unemployment has been a troubling issue in recent years. It’s not the first time. In 1975, Skip Blumberg and Anda Korsts taped people waiting at the Office of Unemployment Insurance in Chicago’s Logan Square as part of the “It’s a Living” series produced through Videopolis and aired on WTTW. It’s a humbling exercise in futility and frustration. Watch the full 30-minute program at Media Burn. Did you miss Tom, Sara, and Judy Hoffman on WLUW’s Live From The Heartland radio […]

  • It’s a Living: The Unemployment Line

    It’s a Living: The Unemployment Line

    Part of the “It’s a Living” series created by Videopolis based on Studs Terkel’s book Working, which focuses on workers in Chicago. This tape is the record of a single hour at the state unemployment compensation office in Logan Square on the city’s northwest side. People in the line talk about what it’s like to be out of work as they deal with bureaucratic entanglements of their cases. As the program progresses, a family finally receives the check they needed to survive–after eight attempts.

  • [Chicago Slices raw: School Board]

    [Chicago Slices raw: School Board]

    KEVIN LAMM, local school board president: Interview about local school board responsibilities, special programs, hopes and dreams for the future. Visit the School Board Meeting, and meet the other members at Brentano School in Logan Square/Avondale.

  • [Chicago Slices raw : Gene’s antique lamp store]

    [Chicago Slices raw : Gene’s antique lamp store]

    Raw footage shot for the TV program Chicago Slices. This tape features footage of Gene’s Lamp Store, which sells antique light fixtures.

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