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  • [Group Treatment]

    [Group Treatment]

    A group counseling session in which five women discuss the difficulties that they have had in their relationships with each other, followed by conversations with attendees at a gathering about policy towards senior citizens.

  • Continued to Death – [Mayor Bilandic at senior center]

    Continued to Death – [Mayor Bilandic at senior center]

    A short documentary about Organization of the Northeast (O.N.E.), a community group fighting Chicago’s housing court to keep affordable housing in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, which was facing rapid gentrification. The piece is followed by raw footage of Mayor Michael Bilandic addressing a group of senior citizens about the energy concerns of the city of Chicago.

  • Happy Birthday Homemade TV (first composite)

    Happy Birthday Homemade TV (first composite)

    “Catch 21: Happy Birthday Homemade TV.” On the one year anniversary of the first airing of “Homemade TV,” producers share the best clips from past broadcasts.

  • Homemade TV episode 1: Portable Channel Meets Senior Citizens

    Homemade TV episode 1: Portable Channel Meets Senior Citizens

    A 1972 airing of Homemade TV on Channel 21 in Rochester, New York. Produced by Portable Channel. The program features pieces that are primarily centered on the elderly in a senior apartment community. The videomakers also visited a nursing home and documented various senior events that took place around the area.

  • A Few Old People Talk

    A Few Old People Talk

    A piece created by Communications for Change’s Documenting Social History Project. Numerous older people speak about their lives to various younger interviewers in hopes to bridge the communication gap from generation to generation.

  • [Paper Roses raw: bingo]

    [Paper Roses raw: bingo]

    In 1975, the Chicago video collective Videopolis produced a documentary called “It’s a Living.” The tape was loosely based on Studs Terkel’s book, “Working,” which was a collection of interviews with ordinary people talking about their jobs. This hour-long program was shown on Channel 11 (WTTW) in Chicago. After the success of this tape, the videomakers were commissioned to make six half-hour shows that had the same type of mission. “Paper Roses” featured residents of the Chicago Housing Authority’s Clark-Irving Apartments, which provided low-rent housing for senior citizens. This tape features footage of bingo at the apartments.

  • [Paper Roses raw: b-roll #2]

    [Paper Roses raw: b-roll #2]

    In 1975, the Chicago video collective Videopolis produced a documentary called “It’s a Living.” The tape was loosely based on Studs Terkel’s book, “Working,” which was a collection of interviews with ordinary people talking about their jobs. This hour-long program was shown on Channel 11 (WTTW) in Chicago. After the success of this tape, the videomakers were commissioned to make six half-hour shows that had the same type of mission. “Paper Roses” featured residents of the Chicago Housing Authority’s Clark-Irving Apartments, which provided low-rent housing for senior citizens. This tape contains b-roll of the interior and exterior of the complex.

  • [Paper Roses raw: crocheting, dining hall]

    [Paper Roses raw: crocheting, dining hall]

    In 1975, the Chicago video collective Videopolis produced a documentary called “It’s a Living.” The tape was loosely based on Studs Terkel’s book, “Working,” which was a collection of interviews with ordinary people talking about their jobs. This hour-long program was shown on Channel 11 (WTTW) in Chicago. After the success of this tape, the videomakers were commissioned to make six half-hour shows that had the same type of mission. “Paper Roses” featured residents of the Chicago Housing Authority’s Clark-Irving Apartments, which provided low-rent housing for senior citizens. This tape contains footage of a crocheting group and mealtime at the dining hall.

 
 
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