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  • Little Village Youth dig into the Archive

    Little Village Youth dig into the Archive

      We’re so pleased to announce a brand new initiative that will use our videos in youth programs, both in-classroom and after school. Media Burn has been awarded a grant from the Chicago HIVE Fund for Connected Learning at the Chicago Community Trust. HIVE was seeded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and is stewarded by Mozilla. Our project partners are the National Mexican Museum of Art, Yollocalli Arts Reach, the Chicago History Museum, The Lamp, and … Continue reading

  • Ave Rats – Lost Downtown

    Ave Rats – Lost Downtown

    Written and directed by Christopher Schlumpf, 2012 Continue reading

  • [Inner City Art]

    [Inner City Art]

    This video starts out with the videomaker Judith Binder going to a nail salon. She then visits Inner-City Art, an after-school type program for children going to school in the inner city. Following this she goes to Venice Beach and talks with a few homeless people and then tapes along the Boardwalk. Continue reading

  • Studs’ Place: Teen Job

    Studs’ Place: Teen Job

    “Teen Job,” an episode of “Studs’ Place,” shows a tension between young, newly-hired Johnny and his mother, Marie. Marie wants only what’s best for her son, and in this amounts to Johnny spending his vacation in relaxation. Marie confronts Studs and asks him to fire Johnny so he won’t buy a hot rod and, potentially, put himself in danger. Studs conceded, but soon they find out what sort of intentions Johnny actually has. Also featuring musical performances by Chet and Win. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Paul Tsongas at Harper High School, part 2]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Paul Tsongas at Harper High School, part 2]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. A continuation of Skip Blumberg’s footage of Senator Paul Tsongas’ visit to Harper High School on the South Side of Chicago. Tsongas signs autographs and talks to select students and teachers, and also answers a few questions from Skip Blumberg. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Paul Tsongas at Harper High School]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Paul Tsongas at Harper High School]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. Sen. Paul Tsongas visits Harper High School, a predominately African-American school on the South Side of Chicago. This footage was shot by a student from Harper High as part of the official school coverage, and then dubbed by Skip Blumberg, who also taped the event. Continue reading

  • [The 90s raw: Bits And Pieces of Skip’s World]

    [The 90s raw: Bits And Pieces of Skip’s World]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s shot by Skip Blumberg. A variety of everyday scenes are pictured: African American at-risk youth read poems predicting the state of affairs in the 1990s. A woman feeds squirrels on a park bench in England. Most of the video is from a baseball game between the Cuban national team and the Indians [?] in Granada, Nicaragua. Continue reading

  • The Bill Veeck Show: Sex And The College Student

    The Bill Veeck Show: Sex And The College Student

    Host Bill Veeck and his guests discuss the issue of sex on college campuses. Dr. Alfred Flarsheim had recently published a book called “Sex and the College Student,” so his research was used as a guide. The other two guests, Andrea Tyree and Frank Wallace, were described as consultants. The panel’s feeling is that at that point in history, sexual morality was shifting, due in large part to the widespread availability of birth control methods. The guests describe sexuality as switching from being bounded by public morality to a private morality. The feeling is that since pregnancy is no longer a concern, the moral issue for couples is now whether sex is the “right” thing to do in the context of their relationship. The discussion moves between topics, but generally focuses on whether/how to enforce moral norms onto sexuality. Continue reading

 
 
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