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Mar 22, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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As Part of the National Coming Out of the Shadows week of action in support of the Dream Act, Student Dreamers from Lehman College shared their stories on the school quad. As undocumented youth fighting for their rights, the Lehman Dreamers told the world why they are "Undocumented, Unafraid and Unapologetic".
Topics: Undocumented, Students, youth, Dream Act, Coming Out of the Shadows, Unafraid, Unapologetic, Lehman...
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Mar 4, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Maria Hinojosa introduces this series. included are segments from Operation Bootstrap, documenting the industrialization program from Puerto Rico in the 1950's that predates NAFTA. Also, a segment from Onward Christian Soldiers, about an evangelical crusade in Latin America.
Topics: MAria, Hinojosa, Puerto Rico, Latin America, Industrialization, Trade, NAFTA, Evangelical,...
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Feb 16, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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The Spirit of TV documents the first time the Walapi tribe in the Brazilian Amazon is introduced to video. Making Waves is a documentary about how community groups in Bolivia are using video. It documents a Quecha Indian production group making music videos that preserve their cultural heritage.
Topics: Native American, Indian, Indigenous, Brazil, Bolivia, Video, Music, Making Waves, Walapi, Quecha
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Feb 15, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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The People's Video Network's Latest work on the case of the imprisoned writer and radio producer, Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Topics: Mumia, Abu-Jamal, Civil Rights, Political Prisoners, Millions March, African American
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Feb 15, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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This show presents five music videos from Panama and Brazil. Unlike most MTV-style music videos in the U.S., many video artists in Latin America are using music video as a form to express their cultural and political realities.
Topics: Panama, Brazil, MTV, Latin America, Music Videos
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Feb 15, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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This section of L.A. Freewaves: Experimental Video from Southern California includes short videos by children, students, independent producers and artists about the L.A. uprising, and reactions to the acquittal of the four officers charged in the Rodney King case.
Topics: California, Los Angeles, Rodney King, video, students, youth, independent art, race, LA
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Feb 14, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Women from across the United States and around the world celebrate International Women's Day through video. The global changes that are taking place as we near the century's end are profoundly affecting women's lives and lifestyles everywhere. Segments include: Women's Strategies for Self-Empowerment; Feminist Visions Meet Tele-Vision; "No Trespassing Allowed" Women Fighting for Personal and Political Rights; and Living the Lives We Deserve.
Topic: Women, Woman, Film, Video, Feminism, Feminist, Women's Rights, Art, Women's Movement, Community...
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Feb 14, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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This program recounts the history of American Indian responses and struggles against European philosophical and legal justifications for taking possession of Indian lands. Pt. 2: Law, Law, Law All Over This Land addresses the contemporary problems and issues concerning the 56.2 million acres of Indian Trust Lands, including private sector interests in land policy and the fragility of natural resources.
Topics: Native, American, American Indian, Indigenous, Land, Imperialism, Natural Resources
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Feb 14, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Latino writers, musicians, painters and performers seize the TV screen and remind us to listen to Latino voices to hear our own conscience. With Maria Hinojosa.
Topics: Latino, Latina, Latin America, music, art culture, Mexico, Puerto Rico
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Feb 11, 2011
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In the media coverage of the Persian Gulf War, even the pretense of a separation between the press and state was abandoned. This show explores the relationship between corporate sponsorship and media censorship via coverage of the "Challenge the Media" demonstration in NYC in January 1991. FAlR's Renu Nahata slices through the hype of mainstream Gulf War media coverage while Camcorder Commandos show the networks a thing or two about investigative journalism, exposing the links between...
Topics: Gulf War, Middle East, Media, Art, Globalization, Youth, Mass Media, Popular Culture, Peace,...
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Feb 11, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Unbalancing the Newsâ looks at the work of citizen activists who use community television to challenge the mainstream news enterprise. What is ""newsworthy"" and who decides? It also looks at how this concept is changing as community television producers redefine the ""news"" as a practical means for social critique
Topics: Media, Women, News, Community Television, TV
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Feb 11, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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This program surveys the most innovative uses of access from across the country. This is television so refreshing that it will convince even the most cynical viewers that public access TV is worth watching (and making). It demonstrates how public access excels in opening television up to viewer interaction. In "What the Hell Do You Want?" host David Dawdy engages viewers in a dialogue about the problems of participatory democracy while sitting in a bathtub in the access studio of...
Topics: Public Access, David Dawdy, Democracy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Mark Behar and Bryce, Racism, Homophobia
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Feb 11, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Feminist home-girls offer an indestructible analysis of sex, class and gender attitudes in the Black and Latino communities as they inform the potential for cultural understanding and political liberation.
Topics: Feminist, Feminism, Gender, Sex, Class, Politics, Black, Latino
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Feb 10, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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In an attempt to represent the growing media education movement, Teaching TV is a compilation of youth produced work from over 20 different projects from around the country. It is a chance to hear youth defining issues of concern to themselves and their communities. Young Producers both challenge and redefine dominant ideas of media and education. Includes works from over 20 media education projects. Bruce Hucko and the students at the Navajo Reservation in Montezuma Creek, UT. Gina Lamb and...
Topics: Television, TV, media, youth, students, education
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Feb 10, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: Behind Censorship: The Assault on Civil Liberties. Issues of media access, coverage decisions and the corporate underwriting of the media industry have been placed in sharp focus after the Gulf War. Paper Tiger TV looks at how and why certain stories are given prominence and how communities can contest those choices.
Topics: Censorship, Civil Liberties, Media, Corporate, Gulf War, Coverage
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Feb 10, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: Behind Censorship: The Assault on Civil Liberties. Institutions of the dominant culture daily censor the voices and heritage of people of color in the USA through a process of acculturation and assimilation. Vibrant Voices examines the struggle of African-Americans and Native, Latino and Asian peoples for control of their heritage and communities.
Topics: Censorship, Civil Liberties, dominant culture, heritage, acculturation, assimilation, African...
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Feb 8, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: Behind Censorship: The Assault on Civil Liberties. With high humor and a visceral insight, this examination of the sexuality and reproductive life of women takes us from Reubens to Sadie Benning. Complex with debate about pornography and the role of law, these sex workers, young mothers and women engaged in self-help make it clear: Their bodies are theirs.
Topics: Censorship, Civil Liberties, Sexuality, Reproductive, Reubens, Sadie Benning, Pornography, Sex...
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Feb 8, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Rigoberto Menchu, Jean Franco and others look at Mexico and the increasing social divisions. A fusion group, Zazhil, combines Aztec and Maya sounds with new age rock and reggae, as a Holy Week reenactment of the crucifixion provides a graphic metaphor for the suffering indigenous masses.
Topics: Rogoberto Menchu, Jean Franco, Ideas, Power, Mexico, Zazhil, Aztec, Maya, New age rock, reggae,...
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Feb 8, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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A lively portrait of Super Barrio Gomez, defender of the poor, organizer of the homeless of Mexico City, who wears a wrestlers mask and a Superman cape, as he visits squatters in the barrio and talks to migrant workers in Southern California.
Topic: Super Barrio Gomez, homeless, poverty, Mexico City, migrant workers, Southern California
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Feb 8, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Mexico City: home of the Nobel Prize winning poet Octavio Paz and Latin American essayist Carlos Fuentes. For both writers, Mexico City, the largest metropolitan city in the world, becomes a metaphor for all that is right and all that is wrong with contemporary society and culture.
Topics: Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, poetry, Mexico, Mexico City, social change, Lannon Foundation
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Feb 7, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Allen Ginsberg, one of the major American voices of the twentieth century reads and sings his poems accompanied by bass player Donald Was and ruminates about the power of poetry and its ability to effect social change.
Topics: Allen Ginsberg, Donald Was, Poetry, Social change, beat generation, Lannon Foundation
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Feb 7, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Nobel Laureate Czeslaw Milosz reflects on his life and career as an emigre, diplomat and internationally acclaimed writer, talking about the role of poets in the politics of our time.
Topics: Czeslaw Milosz, poetry, social consciousness, politics, immigration, Lannon Foundation
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Feb 7, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. The Ubiquitous Front-line Larry Heinemann, whose novel, "Paco's Story" won the National Book Award, and Carolyn Forche, whose searing poems about the war in El Salvador have won her wide critical acclaim, read excerpts from their work and speak forcefully about the consequences of imperialism on the peoples of the world.
Topics: Carolyn Forche, Larry Heinemann, poetry, literature, war, El Salvador, imperialism, paco's story,...
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Feb 7, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Andrei Codrescu, Romanian exile poet and frequent contributor to NPR's popular radio program "All Things Considered" speaks with journalist Christopher Hitchens about the betrayal of Romania's December 1989 Revolution.
Topics: Lannon Foundation, Andrei Codrescu, Romania, Exile, Christopher Hitchens, Revolution
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Feb 4, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Interviews with anthropologist Carole S. Vance, author Michele Wallace, art historians Douglas Crimp and Martin Duberman, artists Hans Haacke and Andres Serrano and lawyers Mary Dorman and Kathleen Sullivan are interwoven with video art and performance works by Guillermo Gomez-Peña, Rachel Rosenthal, Karen Finley and David Wojnarowicz to address the implications of and justifications for government censorship of the arts.
Topics: Art, State, Censorship, Government, Artists, Art History
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Feb 4, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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The great Russian poet, Andrei Voznesensky, reads poems about life in the Soviet Union from Krushchev to Gorbachev.
Topics: Andrei Voznesensky, Poetry, Resistance, Gorbachev, Krushchev
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Jan 24, 2011 Deep Dish TV
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Can making a little of their own media be a homeopathic remedy against the massive doses of corporate culture kids consume daily? Teachers and facilitators worked with children to produce television from a kids point of view. Herb Kohl talks about computers and kids. A children's newscast, a portrait of a graffiti writer and a documentary on the life of a Bowery wino are just a few examples of subjects that concerned and interested young video producers.
Topics: kids, young, youth, children, newscast, graffiti, bowery, wino, herb kohl, corporate culture
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Nov 20, 2006
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Brian Drolet interviews Judge Zakia Hakki, at the Global Journey for Peace conference hosted by Finn Ruder at the Millenium Hoeel across from the UN. Part of a State Dept endorsed group of Iraqi women. - Interview interrupted and restarted. Judge Zakia Hakki was Iraq's first female judge, appointed in the Saddam era. Bitterly anti-Saddam, She welcomed and still supports the .S. occupation. Very antagonistic to the Code PinkIraqi Women's delegation. Yet the interview reveals the ugly reality of...
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Brian Drolet Interviews Dr. Rashad Zidan, a pharmacist in Baghdad. Dr. Rasad was forced to close her pharmacy because of the war. She now runs has a small organization that helps widows and children,victims of the war. Discusses the reality of medical care, plight of orphans. US doesn't plan on leaving Iraq, impressions of USA, media in Iraq is too protected to know things, prisoners, trying to give her children a childhood.
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Oct 26, 2006
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Tape 1: Women in Iraq have more freedom than Americans think. Poor people were most affected by Hussein. Liberation vs occupation. Her Blog. Creating culture of revenge. People in Women's Tour, her main plan is to tell what US media doesnt include. Facts are most important. message for Americans: get gov't to say plan for getting out of Iraq and stop building military bases. Tape 2: same as tape 1, different angle.
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Oct 26, 2006
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Tape 1 Press Conference with Medea Benjamin, Cindy Sheehan and the Iraqi Women. Interview Nadja Al-Ali. March with Code Pink and Iraqi Women.
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Tape 1 Iraqi women's tour in general, biased media- Americans should see real Iraqi people, victims, families. Civil war is made up. Americans don’t know anything aout iraq. the constitution is made to divide Iraq. she wants to tell the gov't her stories, not the peace activists, admin will not listen to a group of iraqi women against the war. US is like the middle east- freedom is lacking, activists are in jail like they would be under saddam. seeing immigrant protests in NYC, ugly face of...
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Tape 1 talking about speeches she's made and the audience response, cultural differences and impresions, what the war could mean in the long run. Tape 2 America invades other countries because it has the power to get away with it, controlling oil means controlling world, distinction between government and people, talking to congressmen/women, stupid assumptions people make about other cultures, etc
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Apr 18, 2006 Deep Dish TV
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Part twelve of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, Baghdad
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Apr 18, 2006
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Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, protest, resistance, peace movement
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Part ten of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
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Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, media
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Apr 17, 2006
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Part nine of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, oil, empire
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Apr 17, 2006
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Part eight of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, peace movement, demonstrations
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Part seven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
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Part six of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, cultural destruction, looting
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Apr 17, 2006
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Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east
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Apr 14, 2006
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Part four of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and shows how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war.To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east
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Apr 14, 2006
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Part three of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east
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Part two of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Topics: iraq, war, shock and awe, middle east, women
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Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and shows how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
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In 1975, Indonesia invaded East Timor, using arms supplied by the United States. Nearly one-third of the Timorese population has since died. This activist document offers eyewitness accounts and analysis of how to end the occupation. Produced by the East Timor Action Network. (East Timor/NY)
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Mar 30, 2006 Roberto Arevalo
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This portrait of Salvadoran refugees living in the U.S. suggests that even for those driven from home, the 1 2-year war in El Salvador has not ended. On top of unemployment, discrimination and exploitation, the U.S. has refused to recognize their status as refugees. Newly arrived Salvadoran families describe the other war which has just begun for those in El Salvador:-one where Salvadorans must confront their own devastated country. Produced by Roberto Arevalo in cooperation with Somerville...
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Mar 30, 2006
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The Los Angeles rebellion produced aftershocks felt across the country. The injustices and outrage of South Central resounded in communities from San Francisco to New York, from Chicago to Atlanta. This program gives voice to the disenfranchised nationwide and presents the efforts of some community groups to organize viable coalitions against the grain of deepening divisions. Coordinating Producer: Not Channel Zero (NY, NY)
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Mar 29, 2006
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Ohio media activists detail conflicts of interest, biased reporting, and squelching of stories by the main media outlets in Columbus, just to give you a taste of the Heartland. Hmmm, kinda sounds like New York... Produced by Paper Tiger with ACTV Ch. 21 at the Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH)
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Mar 29, 2006 John Walden
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PTTV host Dan Rabbit takes a whack at his favorite nemesis: camcorders, networks, and video activism. Produced by John Walden. (San Diego, CA)
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Mar 29, 2006
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Penn State Dean Brian Winston surveys the dream logic of the nightly network news --what's news and what's not? And why do we get so many pictures of men getting out of limousines? Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY. NY)
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Mar 29, 2006
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Ohio State professor and feminist cultural critic Judith Mayne dives into the hothouse of soap opera subculture to discover the mechanisms of their appeal. Produced by Paper Tiger TV at the Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus OH)
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Mar 28, 2006 Cathy Scott
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Sydney-based TAPS video collective and the Aboriginal radio station Radio Redfern collaborate with PTTV in a critique of the recent Australian Bicentennial, just in time for the big Chris Columbus bash. this tape won a Hometown Video Award. Produced by Cathy Scott and Paper Tiger TV in collaboration with Radio Red Fern. (Sydney, Australia/NY,NY)
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Renee Tajima, writer and co-director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Who Killed Vincent Chin?, takes on Hollywood portrayals of Asians and Asian-Americans through the ages. Charlie Chan go home! Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY).
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Mar 27, 2006 Paper Tiger TV West
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African Americans survey the pressure and opportunities for minority voices in alternative media in San Francisco and Oakland. Produced by Paper Tiger TV West (San Francisco, CA)
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Mar 27, 2006
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Students from the Schomburg Satellite Academy in the South Bronx examine media representations of African American and Latino youth in the wake of the Yusef Hawkins murder and the Central Park rape. They explore the role of language and image in shaping public opinion regarding racially-charged issues. Produced by Paper Tiger TV with the Through Our Eyes Video History Project (Bronx, NY).
Topic: Torn Between Colors
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Mar 27, 2006
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Bob Kinney looks at the media and government responses to AIDS, targeting the myths, indifference, and inaction of the authorities in the face of the epidemic. Produced by Paper Tiger TV/Southwest San Diego, CA.
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Mar 27, 2006
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Video artist and teacher Martha Rosler looks at the media portrayal of Mary Beth Whitehead and Mr. Sperm in the debate over property rights to a baby girl and control of women's bodies. Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY)
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Mar 27, 2006 Lisa Yasui
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The community production program of the Scribe Video Center in Philadelphia which assists community groups and social action programs to create their own videotape about important neighborhood concern, an innovative approach to change, an aspect of community cultural life or to use as a tool for ongoing work. From Victim to Survivorr sensitively depicts the ability of survivors of sexual violence to heal. Produced by O.A.R. (Women Organized Against rape) facilitator, Margie Strosser. Peace at...
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Highlights the Symposium an audiovisual presentation given at the NFLCP and NAMAC conferences held in Portland, Oregon, in July, 1991. The first segment of the program opens with drumming by Obo Addy, a Ghanaian master and features excerpts from talks given by Maria Rocha, labor organizer and Herbert I. Schiller author and media critic. The Anchormen provide a musical revue and answer the question, "Is it really safe to watch the six o'clock news?" The second segment also begins with...
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Mar 27, 2006 Ada Gay Griffin
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The lives and words of Malcolm X, and the Black Panthers, and the Puerto Rican Independentistas are the framework for the histories of Geronimo Pratt, Dylcia Pagan, Mumia Abu Jamal and Alejandrina Torres. The isolation, physical abuse and injustice endured by the young activists trapped by COINTELPRO twenty years ago make a mockery of United States human rights policies. With Assata Shakur and William Morales, they are powerful voices for justice and self-determination. Coordinating Producers:...
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Mar 27, 2006 Martha Wallner
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This pilot for a Deep Dish TV news show skewers the broadcast media and demonstrates how to make an alternative work. Produced by Martha Wallner (NY, NY).
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Mar 27, 2006 Sue Sende Cole
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Drawn from case histories of local cable access producers who have been censored, this program illustrates some limitations of cable access and the activist responses to defend it. Coordinating Producer: Sue Sende Cole (Austin, TX)
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Mar 27, 2006 Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr
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Born in Puerto Rico, Victor Cruz grew up in Manhattan's lower East Side; Joy Harjo, a member of the Creek Indian Nation, was raised on a reservation in the Southwest; Philip Levine grew up in a working-class Jewish neighborhood in Detroit. From the series of ten half-hour shows in which some of the greatest writers of our time, including two Nobel Laureates, challenge the assumptions of traditional realities. Series produced by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr.
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Mar 27, 2006 Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr
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Two of America's most gifted poets read from their work and talk about their respective paths, from the big city ghetto life to esteemed university professor and the struggle to create and maintain a personal politic. From a series of ten half-hour shows in which some of the greatest writers of our time, including two Nobel Laureates, challenge the assumptions of traditional realities. Series produced by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr.
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Pulitzer Prize winning poet and Zen scholar Gary Snyder, expands upon his love of nature and wildlife and addresses urgent concerns for the environment. From a series of ten half-hour shows in which some of the greatest writers of our time, including two Nobel Laureates, challenge the assumptions of traditional realities. Series produced by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr.
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Internationally acclaimed author Alice Walker talks about growing up poor in rural Georgia and the experiences that led her to become a writer. She also reads excerpts from her best known novel. Part of a ten half-hour shows in which some of the greatest writers of our time, including two Nobel Laureates, challenge the assumptions of traditional realities. Series produced by Lewis MacAdams and John Dorr.
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Mar 27, 2006 Judy Naylor, Nancy Fischer
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Environmental organizations are experiencing an upsurge of interest from kids who want to get involved. This show -- by and about kids -- focuses on youth action around the country and the world. Coordinating Producers: Judy Naylor/Nancy Fischer, Lockport Community Cable (Lockport, NY)
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Mar 27, 2006 Ada Gay Griffin
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Poor and non-white communities, from Bhopal to Brooklyn, are the most frequent targets of environmental hazards. This program examines the phenomenon of environmental racism and shows what grassroots movements are doing to redefine issues such as housing, education and health as environmental concerns. Coordinating Producer: Ada Gay Griffin for Third World Newsreel (NY, NY)
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Mar 21, 2006 Luana Plunkett and Neal Morrison
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Using this summer's Earth First! actions to protect redwoods as a starting point, this program documents the fight to save forests from Australia to the Amazon, and the efforts to re-forest the planet, from the Sahara to our own backyard. Includes an interview with Judy Barry, environmental activist, injured in car bomb, speaking from her death bed and the threats to her life by the timber industry. Coordinating Producers: Luana Plunkett and Neal Morrison (San Francisco, CA)
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Mar 21, 2006 Jesse Drew
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Working people around the country are allying with environmentalists in an effort to protect their families, homes and communities. Once again, the enemy of the labor movement is corporate America, the world's worst polluter. Citing movements in Louisiana, Canada and the Silicon Valley, this program shows coalitions are being formed nationally between the two movements. Coordinating Producer: Jesse Drew (San Francisco, CA.)
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Mar 21, 2006 Beverly Singer with Louise Gluck
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Native American producers focus on issues of land use and abuse. A look at the struggle of indigenous peoples to preserve rain forests, the exploitation of natural resources on Indian land, and issues of land stewardship vs. ownership from a Native American perspective. Coordinating Producers: Beverly Singer with Louise Gluck (NY, NY)
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Mar 19, 2006
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From Staten Island -- home of the world's largest landfill -- comes an in depth examination that explores the roots of an ever-increasing problem and looks at solutions beyond recycling. It raises such crucial questions as: Why is there so much of it? Who makes it and where does it go? What are people doing about it in their communities? Coordinating Producer: Caryn Rogoff, in collaboration with Staten Island Community TV (Staten Island, NY )
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The video movement in Taiwan has made successful use of home cassette distribution, via both mail and street vendors. The Green Team collective has pioneered in this effort with over 100 titles in distribution, documenting the struggles of farmers, students, workers and environmentalists. In a recent show of force against the repressive state television system, they took to the airwaves with a low power pirate TV transmission which included scenes of a massive demonstration where dozens of TV...