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  • Reality: Family, Community, The Truce

    Reality: Family, Community, The Truce

    This video presents a variety of interviews and musical performances on the subject of gangs and gang violence. The primary topic is the truce between Black and Latinx gangs in the Oakwood area of the neighborhood of Venice in Los Angeles, California in the summer of 1994.

    The people in the video include gang members, former gang members, and members of Los Angeles communities most affected by gangs. Speakers discuss the root causes of gangs, including disinvestment and lack of economic opportunity in Black and Latinx neighborhoods.

    Produced through the Imperial Courts Cap Video Workshop, 1994.

  • Message to the Grassroots: Henry Peco Justice Committee Part 2 of 2

    Message to the Grassroots: Henry Peco Justice Committee Part 2 of 2

    An episode of Message to the Grassroots, a cable access talk show produced & hosted by Michael Zinzun from 1988-1998 at Pasadena Community Access Corporation, which is now Pasadena Media.

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 36; Kerry Marshall]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 36; Kerry Marshall]

    Artist Kerry James Marshall talks with a Kartemquin Films crew about Baruch Goldstein and growing up in South Central Los Angeles during the emergence of the Crips and other violent gangs.

  • Super Sonic, etc.

    Super Sonic, etc.

    There are two sections of note in this footage. First some footage of a TV being changed through several different channels at the time of the Gulf War and second a performer on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. The rest of the video is the filmmaker chatting with friends around Los Angeles on Super Bowl Sunday.

  • Anna, Helan – Bevs – Sax Remy John Fleck

    Anna, Helan – Bevs – Sax Remy John Fleck

    This video has several segments the first being a musical performance in what looks like a coffee shop. The second is a reading of a journal that was kept between the days of January 20 and 24 of 1991 by an Israeli-American living in Israel at the time of Saddam Hussein’s bombing of Israel in the Gulf War. The last two parts are of a bar in LA that is being threatened to be torn down and a friend of Binder, the filmmaker, chatting with her in his home and then performing for her there.

  • [Satori Shakoor]

    [Satori Shakoor]

    This video consists of two parts. The first is an interview with Satori Shakoor, a performer in the Los Angeles area with her own one-woman show. The second is said show, although unfortunately the recording of the show is not complete.

  • [The 90’s raw: Venice Beach Pedestrian Tunnel Homeless]

    [The 90’s raw: Venice Beach Pedestrian Tunnel Homeless]

    This is a video by Judith Binder of a Venice Beach pedestrian tunnel that has become occupied by homeless people. Judith does a small interview with the man in charge there for the TV show, The 90’s.

  • [Borett Automation raw]

    [Borett Automation raw]

    This video consists of a tour of Borett Automation, a company that produces and manufactures robots, and looks at some of the video and robotic technology of the time period.

 
 
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