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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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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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This epic television series initiated a whirlwind of discussion and debate when it was first broadcast to a national audience in China in 1988. Excerpts from a six part Chinese documentary series: Xia Jun/director; Su Xiaokang and Wang Luxiang/script.Made in the period of maximum openness and press freedom, it utilized an experimental and expressive text and score to review China's past and future prospects. Subsequently banned, its scriptwriter was among the most wanted intellectuals after the...
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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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From One Prison: Part 1: Women in jail for killing abusive husbands, Youre daughter is here- young women at a detention center learn survival skills, Have You seen the Nueva Mujer Puertoriquena- puerto rican prisoners of war
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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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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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2-Spirited people (Native lesbians and Gay men) from the Bay Area share their experience of overlapping gender, ethnic and cultural identities as they explore and define their visions of utopia. Coordinating Producer: Osa Hidalgo de la Riva for Royal Eagle-Bear Productions (Oakland, CA )
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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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"I'm you, you're me"- the AIDS program at Bedford Hills, "Mistreating prisoners"- health care in prison
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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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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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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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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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The tapes in this poignant collection make use of old black and white film from the city's historical archive. As Hong Kong readies for the inevitable change of governance in 1997, these young artists contemplate their shared history and present anxiety. Poised on the cusp of a great change, these artists mix their ambiguous feelings towards the British colonial past wit nostalgia for a national identity. The expected return to the "motherland" of China takes on an ominous cast in the...
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In 1992, New York City announced its plan to build seven garbage incinerators to solve the city's growing waste problem. The decision to build the incinerators in only lower-income, disenfranchised neighborhoods caused the community to contend that environmental racism is the newest form of institutional racism. Breathless was created through, and used by grassroots movements against this polluted plan. The award-winning video examines the economic, social and political aspects of this issue....
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This program chronicles the year-long miners strike against the Pittston Mine Company in western Virginia. Though a landmark event in the history of labor (one of the largest labor disputes in the last fifty years), this working people's strike garnered little attention in the mainstream media. Using interviews with striking miners and their families, members of the clergy, labor leaders, students, and others affected by the strike this program documents the gradual political awakening of a...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.
This ten-part series is a response to the use of public access channels by white supremacists, addressing the controversy that ensues between civil rights and civil liberties. The debate reached its peak in Kansas City, Missouri when the Ku Klux Klan applied for time on the local access channel. The city council, in response to city-wide pressure, voted to give up their access channel rather than accept Klan programming. Facing a possible law suit by access users, the city council eventually...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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From One Prison: Part 2: women in jail for killing abusive husbands, Youre daughter is here- young women at a detention center learn survival skills, Have You seen the Nueva Mujer Puertoriquena- puerto rican prisoners of war
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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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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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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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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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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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The US media largely acquiesced during the Gulf War: military censorship, press restrictions and repression of dissenting voices became the norm for over two months. In short performance pieces, video artists express their desperation over the distortion of news. Don Rojas from the Amsterdam News looks at coverage in the African American community. Sut Jhally, UMass professor, Bill Schaap, from the Institute for Media Analysis and Jeff Cohen from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting look at the...
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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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Themes and issues important to Latino communities throughout the U.S. Latino producers ask, "Why did we leave, why did we come?," "What did we find, what did we lose?" and "Where are we headed?" Tapes cover such subjects as the expectations, realities and loss that are part of the migration experience, gender roles in Latin America and how community television can be used to preserve and share cultural history. Between segments, Latino producers speak about their...
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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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In January 1994, the Mayan people of Chiapas shook the world with an uprising against the brutal conditions of life in their impoverished Mexican state. Cheche Martinez, the video producer, took part in the first international delegation to Chiapas. Included in the video are interviews with human rights activists Roberto Hernandez, Allen Nairn, Bishop Samuel Ruiz, who served as a negotiator with the rebels, and first person testimonies by Campesinos. This video reviews the events of January and...
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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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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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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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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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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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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...
This ten-part series is a response to the use of public access channels by white supremacists, addressing the controversy that ensues between civil rights and civil liberties. The debate reached its peak in Kansas City, Missouri when the Ku Klux Klan applied for time on the local access channel. The city council, in response to city-wide pressure, voted to give up their access channel rather than accept Klan programming. Facing a possible law suit by access users, the city council eventually...
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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 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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The Los Angeles Alternative Media Network goes to the Republican Convention. Protestors from the perimeters, delegates and candidates, arguments, comedy, art, rants and raves including Bikers for Newt, border crossers and surfers for clean water. Produced by CheChe Martinez and Joan Sekler
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Looks at US foreign policy in a post-cold war world. Includes Daniel Ellsberg, David Morrison, Edward Said, Michael Ratner and Dessima Williams.
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This looks at grassroots organizing and resistance. Includes Jesus Papoleto Melendez, Puerto Rican poet; Grace Paley, author; Joseph Lowery, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and many war resisters.
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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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The ongoing "farm crisis" has had a devastating impact not only on the lives of individual farm families, but also on the towns they live in and the land now taken over by the corporate farms. Shortsighted exploitation has eroded the healthfulness of the land and the food it produces. From pastors in Wisconsin to Native Americans in Utah, people around the country agree that the way out of the crisis lies in changing people's attitudes. The land and people must be seen not as...
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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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In the past decade labor has been on the defensive. Lured by foreign plants and non-productive investments, major industries have been closing up shop or demanding major concessions from workers around the country. The impact of these pressures, and the labor organizing that has resulted, are seen in segments of programs such as "Canterbury Tale in the Coal Fields," a story of plant closings in Pittsburgh, and "The American Connection", an examination of the economic...
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by 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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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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Creative Time and the Media Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY will present a LIVE television event for Day Without Art 1992. This special features the work of various New York performance artists as well as LIVE contributions from artists and AIDS activists from around the country. Combining confrontation, commentary, and personal narration in a call for AIDS action and awareness, We Interrupt This Program... creates a national forum that is both essential AIDS...
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This program is a look at the background of Mumia and the case against him. It describes his youth as an organizer with the Black Panther Party and the events surrounding the Move tragedy, intercut with an interview with Mumia from prison. Produced by Chris Bratton and Lamar Williams (Chicago, IL/Harrisburg PA)
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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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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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"What do we want? Nothing! When do we want it? Now!" cheer Ladies Against Women in their consciousness-lowering session. Theater and performance have always been used to challenge the present order or put forth an image of a better world and humor often provides a way to confront painful issues. This program captures some of the best political performers in action, including the Bread and Puppet Theater, San Francisco Mime Troupe, The Atomic Comics, and Teatro Campesino. Produced by...
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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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In January 1991, a group consisting of two African-Americans and one African-Colombian traveled from Boston, Mass. the Pacific Coast of Colombia, South America. This program depicts the cultural and socio/economic conditions of the natives of the region. The program also documents the dialogue between the visitors and the community, which contributes to a greater understanding of global connections. This program is an inside/outside look at understanding racism in our own communities. It paints...
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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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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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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.