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  • Our Day In NYC

    Our Day In NYC

    This tape features footage of a day in New York City in 1973 shot by Videofreex members Skip Blumberg with David Cort. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: classical guitar player, what the French think of America]

    [The 90’s raw: classical guitar player, what the French think of America]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. The first segment is footage of a Chilean musician, who plays classical guitar in a small room in Paris. He talks about his Spartan lifestyle and his desire to become a professional musician. He then takes his guitar and goes to perform for change in the Metro. The second half of the tape covers the opinions of two French people on the United States. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: What The El?]

    [Chicago Slices raw: What The El?]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a 1994-1995 television series on WPWR about life in and around Chicago. This footage was shot for a segment called “What the El?,” where host Judy Markey approaches random people on Chicago’s elevated train and asks them questions. This tape features cutaways out the window of the “El” and Graffiti. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw : what the El?]

    [Chicago Slices raw : what the El?]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a 1994-1995 television series on WPWR about life in and around Chicago. This footage was shot for a segment called “What the El?,” where host Judy Markey approaches random people on Chicago’s elevated train and asks them questions. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: William Armento]

    [The 90’s raw: William Armento]

    Raw tape for the award-winning series The 90’s. Videomaker Nancy Cain interviews William Armento, manager of structures for public transportation in Los Angeles, about the proposed Los Angeles subway system. He talks about the advantages of subway systems, and the difficulty of convincing some diehard car drivers to use public transportation. Despite this, Armento is still optimistic that everyone will make the switch if the public transportation is good enough. “I think the subway has a better expectation for survival in the future than the automobile.” He talks about the difficulties faced by public transit programs, as the Bush administration is threatening to cut all federal funding and force communities to fund construction themselves. Continue reading

 
 
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