Exterior TVTV headquarters (aka Joe Cruz tennis shop), San Francisco. Continue reading
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This edition of the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour covers a variety of topics, including a spy affair at the Moscow embassy, an interview with Jimmy Carter about the Middle East, the case of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, a congressional special election in San Francisco, and The PTL Club televangelist scandal. Continue reading
A documentary/video diary of a widowed woman’s late-in-life romance with musician Wilbur Stump, the “dean of San Francisco pianobar entertainers.” The woman, who is also the videomaker’s mother, recalls how she met Stump, Stump’s alcoholism, and their life together; friends and colleagues remember Stump’s music and his relationship with his wife. The video consists mostly of current interviews; some home movies and videos are shown throughout. Continue reading
Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Activists demonstrate in the streets of San Francisco demanding more research to fight AIDS. The camera is pretty passive and the sound is bad, so it’s pretty hard to tell what’s going on; the tape is mostly just shots of police and people standing around shouting. Continue reading
Documentary about the San Francisco County Jails, which house people convicted of minor crimes such as theft and prostitution. The tape mainly argues (through interviews) that most of the inmates are in jail because they are poor and that the prison system only exacerbates the problem. Continue reading