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Deep Dish TV is the first national satellite network linking local access producers and programmers, independent video makers, activists, and other individuals who support the idea and reality of a progressive television network.



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by 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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by 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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by 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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by Ann A. Kaneko
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This film mixes documentary and narrative form to describe attitudes towards death and dying. Three older people, the filmmaker's parents and aunt, matter-of-factly comment on heaven, religion, cancer and war. Her aunt battles breast cancer, undergoing chemotherapy and enduring the accompanying side-effects. These attitudes are juxtaposed against a young woman's comical and ironic response to the news that she is terminally ill. The film is an inspiring and candid account of one woman's...
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by Ayiti Vizyon and SCAT
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This program examines Haiti's history, sense of cultural expression, the current political situation, and hopes for the future. Produced by Ayiti Vizyon and SCAT. (Somerville, MA)
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by 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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by 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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by 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...
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by 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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by CheChé Martinez
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A look at the US. invasion from the point of view of Panamanian citizens who had to go underground during the U.S. occupation. ChuChu Martinez, mathematician, poet, playwright and philosopher discusses the history of the canal and the root causes of the U.S. aggression. Produced by CheChé Martinez (Panama/San Diego, CA).
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by 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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by DYKE TV
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Personal vignettes on health care are featured in this short video from a lesbian perspective. Topics include Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, AIDS and breast cancer. Produced by DYKE TV (NY, NY).
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by DeeDee Halleck and Catherine Saalfield
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Anti-communism has been such a fixture of our conceptual landscape that many of us take it for granted. This film is lively compilation of clips from anti-communist propaganda films intercut with footage taken from an international conference at Harvard University in 1989. This show is an analytic and often humorous look at America's fear of red. Highlights of the tape include segments from a US propaganda film hosted by Ronald Reagan, Angela Davis on a network talk show discussing what...
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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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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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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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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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by 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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by 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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by 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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by 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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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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by 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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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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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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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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by 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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by 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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by Digitales Ozbeats
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Not everyone in Spain favors the celebration of the Quincentenary or is satisfied with the Spanish government. This 2-part program, produced by a Spanish video activist collective, gives us the views of progressive and radical Spanish thinkers. Included is footage of demonstrations and protests held at the World's Fair in Seville in April 1992, and a look at Spanish society 500 years-after Columbus. Coordinating Producer: Digitales Ozbeats (Madrid, Spain).
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by 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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by Fernando Moreno for SWOP in cooperation with Quote...Unquote
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500 years after Columbus, the multicultural communities of this nation's Southwest region are joining forces in the perpetual struggles against social, economic, environmental and cultural injustices. The Southwest Organizing Project(SWOP) organized a live 90-minute program inviting viewers to call in to share issues with participating community activists. Coordinating Producer: Fernando Moreno for SWOP in cooperation with Quote...Unquote (Albuquerque, NM)
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by 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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by Jeanne Kracher and Dalida Maria Benfield, Michael Thompson and Brett Stockdill
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Prisoners receive inferior health care because they, for the most part, come from oppressed communities and thus are seen as expendable. This, along with the fact that prison health care policies are rooted in larger patterns of punishement rather than rehabilitation, contributes to an extremely low standard of care for people who are incarcerated throughout various prison systems. Produced by Women in the Directors Chair with Jeanne Kracher and Dalida Maria Benfield, Michael Thompson and Brett...
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by 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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by 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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by John Crow and Waldaba Stewart
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A 2-part program focusing on the perspectives and experiences of people of African descent and Latinos, from the Caribbean and Central America. Pt. 1: The Caribbean Experience goes from the histories of resistance against colonialism to plans for the economic and political empowerment of the region. Pt. 2: A Puerto Rican Experience presents highlights from a conference on the Puerto Rican struggle against U.S. colonialism, held in May 1992. Coordinating Producers: John Crow and Waldaba Stewart...
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by 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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by 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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by 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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by Karen Hirsch for Greenpeace
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People around the country blow the whistle on polluters and lax government regulators by documenting environmental hazards from the midnight dumping of toxins to the tuna industry's dolphin massacre. Community members dare to cover issues that newspapers won't. Coordinating Producer: Karen Hirsch for Greenpeace (Washington, DC)
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by Kat High
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A compilation-style exploration of strategies for social change, focusing on protest demonstrations and other efforts to educate communities about the culture, problems and future of indigenous people. Coordinating Producer: Kat High for Giveaway Songs (Topanga, CA)
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by Kate Kirtz and Counter Media
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Alternative coverage of the Democratic National Convention. Check out who is "Not on the Guest List" - a group of activists tired of retrenchment and cutbacks...See confrontations with Chicago's finest, a Leonard Peltier demo and abortion clinic battles. (58:00) Produced by Kate Kirtz and Counter Media
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by Laura Rodriguez and Rick Tejada Flores
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A sensitive portrait of Elvia Alvarado, a campesino leader in Honduras who dedicated her life to organizing. Her story demonstrates the cruelty of poverty and how people can work together to change their reality. Produced by Laura Rodriguez and Rick Tejada Flores (Honduras/San Francisco, CA)
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by Laura Tierny, Katho Kampfe and Emmaria Gilmore
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From a video Haiku about a dragon produced by physically handicapped kids in Minnesota to a live "rap" about Black history by teenagers in Cincinnati, young people of all ages and backgrounds are expressing themselves through television. The show "TV to the Max," a convincing replica of Max Headroom, snidely comments on the consumerism of commercial television. Far away from these resources, on the streets of Tijuana, a young boy in Luana Plunkett's "Los Ninos de la...
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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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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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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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by 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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by 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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by Lizzie Martinez, Jim Mendiola and Brett Littman
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Every year for the past 101 years, San Antonio, TX, stages "Fiesta," a 10 day celebration to honor Texas' defeat of Mexico in the battle of San Jacinto --the Alamo, remember? This program takes Fiesta as a metaphor for the colonization of this predominantly Chicano city, and as an opportunity to explore Aztlan/Chicano identities. Coordinating Producers: Lizzie Martinez, Jim Mendiola and Brett Littman (San Antonio, TX)
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by 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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by 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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by Luis Valdovino and Dan Boord
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This compilation tape takes as its central metaphor a bilingual board game where La Pinta, La Nina and Santa Maria take turns in the construction of Western history. In this process one discovers the irony of 500 years of fairy tales where power, discrimination, genocide and greed have shaped the hemisphere's legacy. Coordinating Producers: Luis Valdovino and Dan Boord (Columbus, OH)
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by Madre, Simone Farkhondeh and Laura Flanders
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The Dilemmas facing the Iraqi people due to the currently imposed sanctions. Interviews and footage recently obtained in Iraq are interspersed with the work of several organizations with this issue, including MADRE. Produced by Madre, Simone Farkhondeh and Laura Flanders (NY, NY)
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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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by 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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by 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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by 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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by Michael Murphy and Danielle Villegas
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To most North Americans, Central America is a blur of incomprehensible political violence. This program puts together excerpts on the countries that make up the region, clarifying the distinctions and providing a road map to better understanding the region and the role of the US. government. The show includes segments of powerful and investigative documentaries such as "Dark Light of Dawn" (about military repression under the new civilian rule in Guatemala) and "Enough Crying of...
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by Michael O'Reilly, Julie Puzon
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Glass Jaw chronicles the filmmaker's recovery from a pistol whipping and his ensuing emergency brain surgery in July 1991. All of the voices, words, music and images are by Michael O'Reilly. Glass Jaw uses the Pixelvision PSL200 camera as the primary image generator and the Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard for all of the sound effects and music. Produced by Michael O'Reilly (Philadelphia, PA). and The Unfinished Symphony is an experimental, autobiographical documentary of a spinal fusion operation....
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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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by Nilo Cayugueo, Glenn Switkes and Jerry Pozo
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Six indigenous leaders from Central and South America discuss the 500 Years Campaign, which began as indigenous people's response to the Quincentenary celebration and has developed as an ongoing dialogue among indigenous activists. Coordinating Producers: Nilo Cayugueo, Glenn Switkes and Jerry Pozo for the South and Meso American Indian Information Center (SAIIC)