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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

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Sidney Barry #2]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Sidney Barry #2]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” Videomaker Doug Sawyer gathers footage of the streets around Chicago and visits with Sidney Barry and Karen Hutt in Barry’s South Side Chatham neighborhood. Barry plays basketball and talks about his hopes for the future after graduating from high school. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Gospel Fest]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Gospel Fest]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series documenting life in and around Chicago. This video documents the 1993 Gospel Fest in Grant Park, featuring The Rutledge Sisters: 13 year-old Charlotte and 10 year-old Denise, a dynamic and powerful pair. This tape shows them on stage performing, as well as backstage for an interview along with their God sister Bridget Campbell. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Araceli Trujillo]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Araceli Trujillo]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. In this video, Karen Hutt interviews Araceli Trujillo, a Mexican-American teenager who lives in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Araceli talks about her life, family, school, and knowledge of the suburbs, among other things, as they walk through the Mexican-American community together. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Marianne Kurtz]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Marianne Kurtz]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. In this video, Karen Hutt interviews Marianne Kurtz, a white suburban Palatine teen. Marianne talks about her life in Palatine, her interests, hobbies, and friends. They take a drive and walk around Woodfield Mall, discussing her views on the city versus the suburbs, teenage drinking, and sex, and other subjects. Continue reading