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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.
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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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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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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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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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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Raining on the Parade co-produced by Deep Dish TV, Free Speech TV and Changing America. Hosted by Laura Flanders New York Cities Independent Media Center's Not My President
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Washington DC's Independent Media Center's Breaking the Bank: After the Seattle victory that stopped the World Trade Organization in its "fast" tracks, thousands converged on Washington D.C. to challenge the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank a their meeting in
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Seattle's Independent Media Center's Showdown in Seattle: Five Days that Shook the WTO: A five part series featuring on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis on world trade issues, popular resistance and the police repression that you won't find elsewhere.
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Seattle's Independent Media Center's Showdown in Seattle: Five Days that Shook the WTO: A five part series featuring on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis on world trade issues, popular resistance and the police repression that you won't find elsewhere.
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Seattle's Independent Media Center's Showdown in Seattle: Five Days that Shook the WTO: A five part series featuring on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis on world trade issues, popular resistance and the police repression that you won't find elsewhere.
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Seattle's Independent Media Center's Showdown in Seattle: Five Days that Shook the WTO: A five part series featuring on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis on world trade issues, popular resistance and the police repression that you won't find elsewhere.
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Seattle's Independent Media Center's Showdown in Seattle: Five Days that Shook the WTO: A five part series featuring on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis on world trade issues, popular resistance and the police repression that you won't find elsewhere.
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Click to see Part 1: Visions of Freedom by Carla Leshne and Sasha Magee and the Critical Resistance Production Collective Outlines the growth of the prison industrial complex and the social and the social tradeoff being made to support it. It also looks at the repression industry in the context of the global economy. Interviews, music and commentary taped at the Critical Resistance Conference in Berkeley. With Angela Davis, Ramona Africa, Bruce Franklin, Christian Parent, Mike Davis, Joyce...
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Click to see Part 2: USA INCarcerated Visions of Freedom by Neal Morrison and Luana Plunkett and the Critical Resistance Production Collective.This program is an emotional and inspiring look at a growing movement of activists, artists and intellectuals who are mobilizing against the against the prison industrial complex. This tape highlights scenes from the historical Critical Resistance Conference held in Berkeley, California in September, 1998. With Angela Davis, Fred Ho, and others. Filled...
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1996
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The proliferation of prisons in the United States is one of a puzzle called the globalization capital. The primary mechanism of control is debt. Developing countries have depended on foreign loans, resulting in increasing vulnerability to the transnational corporate strategy for the global economy.
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1993
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Both pieces in this program examine appearance and reality. In The Organ Lesson, the viewer is teased with doubt as to whether the sexual undertones between a young student and her instructor are real or merely the product of her mother's imagination. Produced by Juan Carlos Maneglia. In Even Queen Isabel Dances the Danson, the infamous ruler is the subject of an interview via a spiritual medium. Produced by Luis Felipe Bernaza. (Cuba/Paraguay)
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1993
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This show samples various experimental approaches to video by Latin Americans and U.S. Latinos. Nostalgias del Presente, from Argentina, is a literary short based on the poetry of J.L. Borges. Marley Normal condenses a day in the life of a Brasilian urban working woman into five minutes. From the U.S., Palingenesis examines the transmigration of a soul through the looking-glass; and Replies of the Night is an autobiographical blend of sounds, visuals, music and computer image manipulation....
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1993
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This program analyzes the crisis of external debt in Latin American countries from the point of view of the debtor nations. Produced by Eduardo Coutinho.(Brazil)
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1993
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Personal stories of Palestinians and Israeli settlers frame this account of Israel's race to build permanent settlements in the West Bank and Gaza strip, in an effort to cement the occupation of Palestinian lands. The decisive role of U.S. aid and the impact of massive Soviet immigration are reflected in everyday life on both sides. Eyewitness testimony and analysis underscore the political stakes as the settlements become "facts on the ground." Produced by Anata Video in cooperation...
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Video News Services (VNS) a South African video collective has been in operation since 1985. Created to produce video about South Africa, by South Africans, essentially for South Africans, VNS materials are distributed in collaboration with Afravision primarily in South Africa, in large part to mass organizations. A powerful analysis of the escalating violence that followed the launch of the Inkatha Freedom Party in the early 1 990's. This documentary reaches beyond the shocking images to...
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1993
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Made for the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), this tape examines women's role in the South African economy. From domestic workers to professionals, a wide range of women share their experience of competing in the racist and male-dominated economy while discussing possible solutions. Produced by VNS (South Africa)
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1993
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The history of the health sector in South Africa is one of struggle. Since 1990, public health workers have engaged in several strikes aimed at improving their basic conditions and challenging the state's racist attitudes. This tape reveals the recent struggle from the workers' point of view. Produced by VNS (South Africa)
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This program features five lesbians sharing their experiences, memories and personal histories concerning lesbian health care in San Diego, Calif. Today, many lesbians see health care as the number one priority in the lesbian and gay community. As health care professionals, artists and activists, these women advocate for lesbian rights, demonstrate safer sex methods for lesbians and hold annual lesbian health fairs - where many lesbians receive their first pelvic exam. Produced by : HAVACOW...
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1993 Esther Duran
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As Emilia, a Latina housewife from Brooklyn, scurries around to complete her never-ending chores, she is swept into a soap opera fantasy. This show includes an interview with director Esther Duran. Produced by Esther Duran (NY, NY)
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1993 Catherine Saalfield and Cyrille Phipps
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Amid a galloping onslaught of misinformation and violence, lesbians and gay men in the U.S. are struggling harder than ever to claim their civil and human rights. While the insurgent Religious Right mobilizes to implement anti-gay measures state by state, the lesbian and gay community is activating to turn the tide of discrimination and keep its eyes on federal gay rights at the same time. Coordinating Producers: Catherine Saalfield and Cyrille Phipps for the Gay and Lesbian Emergency Media...
Celebrates women at many different ages. "Whisper, the Waves, the Wind" by Suzane Lacy, celebrating older women. "Whisper the Women" by Barbara Weaver, featuring Min Himmelman- 85, LeNora Finley- 67, Edna Schwartz- 78. "Interview with Marsha Small" by Evelyn Spears. "Misty" by Garner & Burke. "Teaching Peace" by Betty Murther Jacob. "Planning and Operating a Quality Day Care" by Doris Raphael. "De Alla Para Aca: Living Between...
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Si Se Puede traces the struggle for better wages and dignity among members of the Service Employees union in Los Angeles in 1990, where scores of peaceful protesters were met with police brutality. Days Work Productions (LA, CA) Daily News is Bad News is a first hand look at the Daily News union-busting tactics and workers' strategies for fighting back. Daily News reporter, Juan Gonzalez is featured along with an exclusive interview with publisher James Hoge. Produced by Labor at the...
Warning Media May Be Hazardous to Your Health by Jenai Lane, protests against the subjugation of women in the media and beauty pageants. Mixed Messages by Kathryn Brew, video art. J. Mayne Reads Soap Opera Magazines by Paper Tiger, analysis of soap opera influences. Can You See Me Now by Holly Nattall. The Betucada Belles drum to Guayguanco a traditional Cuban rythym. We All Live Downstream: How Pollution on the Mississippi is effecting health by A. C. Warden and Karen Hirsch. Jungleland by...
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1992 Cynthia Lopez
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Our History: La Historia de todos nosotros is a look at past labor history in Puerto Rico through the eyes of several retired workers. Produced by Marcia Riviera and the Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Puertoriqueña. El Paro Va! The Strike is On! A struggle against the privatization of telephone service on the island of Puerto Rico led to a successful general strike and the government agreed not to sell. Produced by Cynthia Lopez and La Union Independente de Trabajadoras Telefonica.
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1992 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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1992
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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)
Covers various womens issues. Includes: I am your sister conference over view- produced by Jennifer Abod. Featuring Audre Lorde and Mab Seagrest- North Carolinians against racist and religious violence, and Joanne C. Chang- Asian American for equality. Different Threads, One Fabric by Kate Gallager, interviews women including Anne Burns, Catholic Lay Minister, discusses Family AIDS Ministry. The Brookline Look: Model Mugging by Brookline Access Television, self defense training. John Elliot...
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Picture a television future where hundreds of channels come into your home through a single telephone line. More choices, more competition, faster advances in technology -- that's what the hype says. But to date, there's no guarantee that the public will be able to afford access to all the goodies at the end of the phone line. Tune in and find out what's being planned for your communications future, and what you can do about it. Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY)
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1992 Los Angeles Video Activists
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Video artists and activists from the Los Angeles area probe the densely woven issues surrounding the rebellion following the Simi Valley verdict in the Rodney King case. This compilation looks at the South Central L.A. community since Watts, the persistence of police brutality, the meanings of "riot," and the aftermath of the rebellion. Produced by LAVA --Los Angeles Video Activists. (LA, CA)
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1991 Amy Melnick, in cooperation with Cambridge Community Television and the War Resisters League
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A TV teach-in on the campaign to stop war toys and the televised glorification of violence. The show features a panel of parents, teachers, activists, veterans and children addressing questions and comments LIVE from the audience. For over thirty years, nearly as long as television has existed, there has been a debate over whether televised violence produces violent behavior in children. This special examines this issue in the broader context of war toys, as well as, their television...
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1990 Melamid and Rafael Andreu
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This program investigates TV Marti, the US government propaganda broadcast aimed at Cuba. Experts in both Havana and Washington D.C. discuss the implications of the "electronic invasion" of Cuba. This activity violates Cuba's sovereign borders and the 1982 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) convention. This program raises the question, "What constitutes political aggression in the age of telecommunications?" Produced by Monica Melamid and Rafael Andreu in...
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March 8th --International Women's Day-- was inspired by a militant street demonstration in 1908, when women from sweatshops and tenements on New York's Lower East Side marched to Union Square with demands for higher wages, better working conditions, the right to vote and an end to child labor. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Women's Day Video Festival commemorates this occasion with productions by women worldwide. This year the festival includes tapes from Sweden, Israel and...
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March 8th --International Women's Day-- was inspired by a militant street demonstration in 1908, when women from sweatshops and tenements on New York's Lower East Side marched to Union Square with demands for higher wages, better working conditions, the right to vote and an end to child labor. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Women's Day Video Festival commemorates this occasion with productions by women worldwide. This year the festival includes tapes from Sweden, Israel and...
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"Women in Central America: La Dalai" by Taller Popular de Video. "Las Nicas" by Julia Lesage. "Mothers of Heroes and Martyrs" by Ellie Bernstein and Sally Kaplan. Interview with Lupe Lopez. Peace movement and women. "The Great Peace Journey" By Karla Noyes and Shirley Powers.
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Women and violence interview with Elaine Radavich. "Just Because of Who We Are" by Her media hate crimes against lesbians, rapes and threats against them. "A Fighting Chance" by Wendy Blair about rape. Interview with Ewan Bear about sexual abuse.
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"Fantasy News" by Gloria Williams, mock newscast about a woman president and the end to patriarchy. "Judith Williamson Consumes Passionately" in Southern California by Paper Tiger, women, advertising and consumerism. Song about being a bum from Joni Schwartz. Racism and women.
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Focuses on women's sexual issues around the country. "Just Because of Who We Are" by Heramedia. "200 Years Overdue" by Sarah Auerwald, a history of Women's rights the Equal Rights Amendment. "ERA Now!" by Audrey Johnson. "Ladies Against Women" by Lauren Lazin. Interview with Rosaria Salerno Boston City Councillor at-large.
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1986 Martha Wallner and Adrienne Jenik
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Women's work in access exposes viewers to alternative images of women's lives and helps audiences see how insidiously sexist most network TV is. This show includes work from three women's cable groups: Video women in Pittsburgh, Women's Video Collective in Boston and The Women's Cable Consortium in Tucson. Produced by Martha Wallner and Adrienne Jenik (NY, NY)
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1986 Pat Keeton, Pennee Bender, Ken Nash and Carol Anshien
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This showcase of public access labor programming covers some of the most important issues facing working people today: the demand for concessions, plant closings, health and safety issues, the impact of automation and computer technology, the status of women's work and solidarity with workers of Central America and South Africa. Alternative news, documentary, talk show and music video formats provide an insightful and creative examination of issues involving exploitation and livelihood seldom...
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1986 William Boddy and Marisa Bowe
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This tape serves as an analytical tool for dissecting the American mass media with demystifying the economic structure of the media and exposing TV politics and religion. This show reassembles the discarded debris of mass culture to comment upon that culture without disdain or condescension to mass culture or its audiences. Produced by William Boddy and Marisa Bowe (NY, NY)
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1986 Diana Agosta, Andrew Blau, and David Shulman
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This program shows community television producers and public access centers in cities and towns throughout America. People of various ethnic, racial, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds, highly skilled producers and those who have never had their hands on equipment, all go to make up the public access community. Whether assembled in million dollar studios or in portable trailers, these profiles demonstrate the significance of community made media. Produced by Diana Agosta, Andrew Blau, and...
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1986 Shu Lea Cheang and Roy Wilson
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Whose America is it, anyway? This program starts off with a blunt question addressed by a black reporter in Somerville, MA., to a white police officer in town, "Do you think racism exists in Somerville?" From there the video tape shows a striking demonstration of police brutality in cases from "Lynch: Who Killed Michael Stewart?" to "The Day the Klan Marched." Made long before the Rodney King video, this program is a hard look at police brutality. Produced by Shu...
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1986 Fiona Boneham and Pamela Hoelscher
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All kinds of people nationwide are suffering from the severe shortage of affordable housing. A unifying thread connecting the tapes in this show is that the producers allowed people to speak for themselves. Squatters in "Gentrification On the Lower East Side", neighborhood people forced out of their homes by General Motors in Poletown Lives!, and community organizers in "Take Back the Hill: The Rebirth of a Neighborhood" articulates their anger and frustration about the...
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This tape confronts the mainstream media's distortion of what's going on in Central America and the complete lack of coverage of how North Americans are responding to US policies. Images not usually seen on gringo TV screens include homesick Gl's on maneuvers in Honduras, a Republican state senator's sympathy for the Sandinistas and a theater group's enactment of an El Salvadoran death squad's visit to Lafayette Park across from the White House. Produced by Martha Wallner
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1986 Joan Jubela and Dan Marcus
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A progressive response to the depression in the agricultural economy and the ensuing disruption of rural life, this pieces shows the farm crisis: the struggle of farm families to maintain their way of life, the pressures placed on farmers by agribusiness, lending institutions and corporate control of markets, the global range of the problem, and the work being done by progressive farm organizations to mobilize support and find solutions. Produced by Joan Jubela and Dan Marcus (NY, NY)
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1986 Karen Einstein and DeeDee Halleck
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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. Produced by Karen Einstein and DeeDee...
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An accelerated decline of the US economy, labor, housing and healthcare lie in the wake of the Gulf War. The billions spent on destruction in this war could have been spent on ecological projects, housing and education. This program includes: Michio Kaku, physicist; Adrienne Wing, National Conference of Black Lawyers; Dr. Yolanda Huet Vaughn, family practice physician who refused reserve duty in the Gulf; Michael Moore, director of Roger and Me, on the war and the auto industry; Seymour Melman,...
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- Suzanne Henry, Luz Guerra and Claudia Sperber
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Native women have historically been objectified and stereotyped in popular culture. Only recently are the voices and visions of Native women emerging in media. This program celebrates the new generation of Native women active in film and video who are reclaiming the image, ability and power of Native women to define their own identities in the world. Coordinating Producers: Suzanne Henry, Luz Guerra and Claudia Sperber for the Women's Media Project (Austin, Texas)
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This program focuses on alternative health care in various Black communities. The program examines alternative health care as a response to the political, economic, psychological and racial barriers African-Americans face in achieving and maintaining good health. The program also includes a brief historical overview of African-Americans and standard Western medical practices. Archival footage, present-day imagery and the vibrant voices of members of the Black community, convey anger and...
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Beverly Singer, a member of the Santa Clara Tewa Pueblo, introduces us to the thoughts, experiences and successes of seven Native Americans on the road to recovery from alcohol abuse. Along the way, Singer reveals her own first-hand experience with alcoholism. Recovery in Native America takes an intimate approach to a problem which is both widespread and misunderstood. By revealing the forces, both personal and societal, which have shaped the lives of its subjects, this program paints a series...
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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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- 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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"Amen"- Four prisoners interviewed up close and personal
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This program puts Mumia's case in perspective, beginning with a montage of all the African American leaders who have been silenced, exiled or murdered. It also discusses the rising prison industry in the United States. It includes a section from Mumia's censored NPR programs and a statement about that censorship by William Kunstler. Produced by Cathy Scott, Paper Tiger TV and the Peoples Video Network (NY NY)
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The stereotype of Cuban television is endless speeches by Fidel Castro chomping on a big cigar. Actually, it is in many ways similar to our own: the programming includes game shows, soap operas and music videos. There is one big difference: Cuban TV is not a commercial system. It has no advertisements except news of upcoming programs and short public service announcements. "Stone's Throw" consists of two half-hour programs which include a typical mix of the form and content of...
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Reactions to the war from all over the world: Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian novelist; John Trudell, Native Poet; Jose Sanchez, Citizen's Alert; demonstrations in Montreal, Taiwan, the Philippines and North Africa. Includes a view of the MADRE tour with Simona Shirone, Israeli Peace Activist, and women from eleven Middle Eastern countries.
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- Caryn Rogoff and Kirk Ruebenson
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From Vietnam Veterans blasting the Rambo myth, to activists raising money for local peace groups, to regular folks getting arrested on the steps of a weapons factory, this show is a testament to the level of public concern around issues of militarism and disarmament. Voices of city teenagers talking about spending money for bombs instead of helping to rebuild their neighborhood while viewing footage of abandoned buildings brings the discussion of "budget priorities" out of the realm...
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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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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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The Gulf War produced an historic level of military resistance in a very short time. What will happen to the conscientious objectors and the hundreds of dissenting GIs in Germany who went AWOL rather than go to the desert? This program highlights military resisters and their families: from North Carolina to Frankfort, Germany and an inside look at the underground railroad of support in Western Europe.
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While AIDS has received much media attention, many perspectives on the situation have been ignored or distorted. This program looks at facets of the epidemic that have made it to the mainstream media. "Test drugs, not people!" say activists in the inspiring tape "Testing the Limits." In a special report from the October 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, there is documentation of the 'Names Project' (a huge memorial quilt dedicated to those who have died of...
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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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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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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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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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- Marguerite Arnold
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While many American Jews oppose Israeli occupation of Palestine and the U.S. policy that sponsors it, public opposition in the U.S. has historically been muted. The Jewish Committee on the Middle East (JCOME), a new organization with supporters nationwide, has waged a public information campaign to call for Palestinian statehood and an end to U.S. subsidy of the occupation. This program looks at JCOME's evolution and explores how changing U.S. policy will be instrumental to peace and justice in...
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- Viviana Acevedo and Michelle Materre for the Educational Video Center
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A wake-up call from America's youth, taking a critical look at the past, present and future of Native Americans. This program addresses young people's perspectives on the widespread dissemination of false histories and the consequences of oppression and racism. Coordinating Producers: Viviana Acevedo and Michelle Materre for the Educational Video Center (NY, NY)
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This program documents environmental health movements around the country, showing how three different communites of color have fought for environmental justice. Grass roots activists are shown informing their communities about the threat of toxins in their environment; in the process, communities empower themselves by gaining access to this vital information. This program is co-produced by El Puente, a Latino community center in Brooklyn, NY and long time leader in the environmental movement....