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Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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Jul 3, 2021 Microsoft
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Is Your Computer Ready For The Year 2000? A Guide for Preparing Home Computers Featuring Bill Nye, the Science Guy The Microsoft Guide for Preparing Your Home Personal Computer for the Year 2000 is designed to help you, the consumer, understand and test your home PC or small business PC for year 2000 readiness. There are three areas you need to be aware of and test. Hardware: The hardware part of the PC is essentially the foundation upon which everything else is based. Software; Software...
Topics: Y2K, Year 2000, Microsoft, PC, VHS
The Dope Tapes
Jul 22, 2015 Michael Aldrich
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eye 313

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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
movies

eye 202

favorite 0

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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
movies

eye 220

favorite 0

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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, massage parlor, Board of Supervisors' Public Health,...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Jul 1, 2015 Robert Miller
movies

eye 247

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From tape: Hairagami - QVC UK Nov. 12, 1999 2nd show Run Time: Approx. 11 min.
Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 438

favorite 5

comment 0

Topics: VHS, Young People Ask - How Can I Make Real Friends
Ephemeral VHS
May 4, 2015
movies

eye 312

favorite 0

comment 0

Topics: VHS, The Best of Golf Goof-Ups
Ephemeral VHS
May 3, 2015
movies

eye 1,023

favorite 9

comment 0

Topics: VHS, Disney Cruise Line 1999 Vacation Guide
Ephemeral VHS
Apr 30, 2015
movies

eye 5,210

favorite 57

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: VHS, Bibleman - The Incredible Force of Joy
Ephemeral VHS
Apr 30, 2015
movies

eye 1,462

favorite 0

comment 0

Topics: VHS, Big Firetrucks
Shaping San Francisco
Apr 18, 2015 Shaping San Francisco
movies

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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, daughter of a landless farmer and half-Indian mother. Her paternal grandfather, a white settler, farmer, and veterinarian, had been a labor activist and Socialist in Oklahoma with the Industrial Workers of the World in the first two decades of the twentieth century. The stories of her grandfather inspired her to lifelong social justice activism. Married at eighteen, she left with her husband for San Francisco, California, where she has lived most...
Topics: Dunbar-Ortiz, American Indian Movement (AIM), activism
The Dope Tapes
Nov 5, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 6,981

favorite 21

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IN THE 20 TH CENTURY, ZEMECKIS ON DRINK & DRUGS (Showtime 9-13-1999). Robert Zemeckis documentary on alcohol and drug prohibition, with David Courtwright, Bill White, and Dr. Demento! See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Nov 5, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 75

favorite 0

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Public Health & Environment Committee hearings 8-12-1999. Tape 1 of 2.  Supervisors debate methadone.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 374

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 525

favorite 1

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 529

favorite 0

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 511

favorite 0

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, Finochio's,  High School Teens,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 639

favorite 0

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, Judy Appel, Homeless, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, DOPE, Drugs, Bay Area, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 365

favorite 1

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 348

favorite 0

comment 0

Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 456

favorite 1

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, Eclipse, George W. Bush on drugs, Muni, American Airlines,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area, Colombia, Bob Marley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 445

favorite 0

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, Seattle Riots, JFK jr. Burial at sea, Monica Lewinsky. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 536

favorite 0

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Peter Tosh, Mayoral Debates, Dawn Passar, JFK jr., Seattle Riots, Apollo II,  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Bay Area, AIDS, KPFA, Buzz Aldrin
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 354

favorite 0

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Earnest Hite, Jr. Kosovo See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 902

favorite 1

comment 0

HBO Kids shoot up toilets, Drug czar vs. movies, Carla Abbotts! See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 612

favorite 3

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Jazz Musician's Photo See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 386

favorite 0

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Clinton's Reply, Start of Art Kane's Jazz Photo See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 346

favorite 0

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Impeachment Vote - No See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 416

favorite 0

comment 0

Icelandic Horses! See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
Feb 27, 2014 Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 3,056

favorite 3

comment 1

Monica Lewinsky Interview on 20/20 with Barbara Walters See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Oct 14, 2013 Saatchi And Saatchi
movies

eye 1,105

favorite 0

comment 0

Agency reel of Amazon and Barnes and Noble TV commercials.
Topics: vhs, commercials, advertising
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Oct 9, 2013 Media International
movies

eye 492

favorite 3

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"Power Surge! 16 minuets of fast-paced rockumentary with hip graphics and great music, on topics that every teen deals with!....Teens will listen as their peers tell how they got back on the right track.   Experts who relate to teens add encouragement and insight.   Its's all in a...style that is guaranteed to hold their attention!"
Topics: vhs, Attitude, Hot Topics, Teens
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Sep 9, 2013 National Professional Resources, Inc.
movies

eye 154

favorite 0

comment 0

Previews of teacher training videos.
Topics: vhs, education, teaching, schools
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Aug 20, 2013 Matrix Essentials Inc.
movies

eye 219

favorite 0

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"... Learn about the excitement of SoColor in this Matrix educational video series.   Volume I introduces the four Basic Rules, SoColor levels and tonal series, basic applications and much more.   It's the easy way to discover the confidence of SoColor." 
Topics: vhs, Matrix, Educational
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Aug 5, 2013 Nebraska ETV/Great Amwell
movies

eye 637

favorite 4

comment 0

Children's poetry dramatizations.
Topics: vhs, poetry, educational, children
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Aug 1, 2013 Terry Laughlin
movies

eye 6,198

favorite 12

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"Based on more than twenty-five years of teaching, coaching, and research, Terry Laughlin's Total Immersion approach is sure to improve the quality of your swimming..."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Terry Laughlin, swimming, butterfly, breaststroke
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Jul 16, 2013 Picture This America
movies

eye 873

favorite 6

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"An interesting and entertaining look at some "not so usual" people and events in history...interwoven with little known facts about African American history..."
Topics: vhs, African American history, Joe Louis, early Black Filmakers, Todd Duncan:the First Porgy, slave...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Jul 15, 2013 Russ Whitney
movies

eye 380

favorite 6

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"Russ Whitney's Millionaire U Training."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, entrepreneur, sales, property
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Jun 28, 2013 Lycos
movies

eye 9,176

favorite 36

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"Learn how easy it is to use the Internet. Let Lycos ® show you the wonders of the Web with acclaimed actor John Turturro." -- description from box.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, internet, turturro, lycos, education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Jun 24, 2013 Cablevision
movies

eye 176

favorite 1

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"Show topic: 4th grade math, 8th grade math, 10th grade math, Science. Tape 1 of 2."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, math, science, education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral Films
Jun 20, 2013 BBC1
movies

eye 420

favorite 3

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This is a vhsrip of the Millennium Celebrations on the BB1. This was taped for around 9:55PM to 1:53AM on 1999-12-31.
Topics: Millennium Celebrations, BBC1, VHS
Ephemeral VHS
Jun 14, 2013 Questar
movies

eye 575

favorite 2

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"...journey to the Middle East...cruise on the Nile, bazaar in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Sinai, bottom of the Red Sea, Jerusalem's religious sites, Masada, relaxing in the therapeutic Dead Sea"
Topics: vhs, Egyptology, King Tut, Nile, bazaar in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Sinai,...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Jun 4, 2013 Gloria La Riva
movies

eye 1,592

favorite 8

comment 0

Discusses the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia.  Includes interviews with victims.
Topics: vhs, Kosovo, International
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
May 31, 2013
movies

eye 716

favorite 3

comment 0

Promotional video for Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light™.
Topics: vhs, kitsch, painting
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
May 29, 2013 Take It MediaGmbH
movies

eye 1,083

favorite 8

comment 0

"Official Battle Of TheYear 1999 Video Documentation."  Breakdance Crews include: Bag of Trix, Five Amox , Fresh in Attack, South African Allstars et.al.
Topics: vhs, DJ Swiftrock, DJ Leacy, Studio 17, Hip Hop
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
May 20, 2013 Alison Balter
movies

eye 255

favorite 0

comment 0

Business software training tape.
Topics: vhs, business, crystal reports, databases
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Apr 18, 2013
movies

eye 15,252

favorite 21

comment 0

"Your 20-minute energizing workout video" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, fitness
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Apr 11, 2013
movies

eye 566

favorite 3

comment 0

Starring: Justin Strubing, Colt Cannon, Matt Eversole, Dave Rosenberg, Jake Palu, Israel Forbes, Mario Guel, Jon Choi, Crazy Eddie, Mike Crabtree, Wes Tonascia, Matt Rogers, James Beavis, Steve Farrell, Ron Whaley.
Topics: vhs, skateboarding
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Mar 25, 2013 Cambria Publishing
movies

eye 688

favorite 1

comment 0

"A microcosm of the California experience, past and present, Fountains of Columbia depicts key events in the lives of the Leary family."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, California, Gold Rush
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 160

favorite 1

comment 0

Informational video for TIAA-CREF retirement plan investors.
Topics: vhs, personal finance, retirement planning
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
Mar 1, 2013
movies

eye 1,173

favorite 4

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"Sing along with Pete, Peggy, and Mike Seeger on some of the country's best-loved folk songs for young people" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, folk songs, children's songs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
Feb 12, 2011 NASA; Langley Research Center
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favorite 1

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In this program, students learn how engineers and scientists use geometry in the solar system to navigate a spacecraft to Mars. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Mars exploration
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 667

favorite 3

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“The Measurement of All Things: Tools of the Aeronautics Trade” is the first of seven programs in the 1999-2000 NASA CONNECT series. Produced by NASA Langley Research Center’s Office of Education, NASA CONNECT is an award-winning series of instructional programs designed to enhance the teaching of math, science and technology concepts in grades 5-8. NASA CONNECT establishes the “connection” between the mathematics, science, and technology concepts taught in the classroom and NASA...
Topics: NASA, mathematics, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
Feb 10, 2011 NASA; Langley Research Center
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favorite 2

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The modern airplane must be made of stronger and lighter materials to safely carry more people and to be fuel efficient. This program features a NASA scientist who uses a knowledge of the physical properties of materials, compounds, and mixtures and a variety of measuring techniques to develop new “composite” materials for airplanes. Students will learn how data from laboratory experiments are recorded, displayed (visualized), and interpreted. The lesson and classroom experiment will...
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 256

favorite 0

comment 0

In The Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives, students are introduced to the study of atmospheric science and the measurement of aerosols. They investigate science, mathematics and remote sensing techniques to show how the Sun’s radiation and elements and compounds in the atmosphere react to each other. They also investigate how human activity affects these resulting gases and particles or aerosols in the atmosphere. While visiting the corresponding web page for this program,...
Topics: NASA, atmospheric sciences
A/V Geeks
Feb 3, 2011 NASA; Langley Research Center
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Objects with varying shapes have different aerodynamic characteristics. In this program, a NASA researcher will introduce students to the wind tunnel and the computer, two of the tools used by aeronautical engineers to measure the fundamental design characteristics of experimental and production aircraft. The lesson and classroom experiment will involve students in observation and in measuring, organizing, comparing, and interpreting data. To license this film and get a higher quality version...
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
Feb 3, 2011 NASA; Langley Research Center
movies

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favorite 1

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Students learn how geometry, geometric shapes, and navigation are used to explore Mars. They also learn how NASA researchers collect, analyze, and interpret the data collected from exploration to develop theories about the existence of water and life on Mars. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, geometry, Mars
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 662

favorite 1

comment 0

How is current computer technology changing how we fly? From the radical looking X-29 to the amazing thrust vectoring X-31, explore how computer developments can improve safety and deliver undreamed of performance. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 404

favorite 0

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Presenting the International Space Station’s Video Progress Report for July 1999: A Home in Space. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, International Space Station
A/V Geeks
Jan 31, 2011 NASA
movies

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favorite 1

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“Cool Comets” looks at the dirty snowballs which turn into the beautiful celestial bodies we can see from Earth. Viewers will go behind the scenes to discover high-tech NASA missions that will capture comet dust samples and bring them back to Earth. The samples will give us new information about comets and help us understand the origins of our Solar System. This is a videotape of a live broadcast which took place on March 10, 1999. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
Topics: NASA, astronomy, comets
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 1,600

favorite 6

comment 0

Episode 1 of this three-part series explores what drives NASA’s modern-day explorers to go beyond tragedy to find answers and to push the edge of flight where no one has gone before. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, aeronautics, test flights
A/V Geeks
Jan 30, 2011 NASA
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Looks at what asteroids are, and the research being conducted on them. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, asteroids, astrophysics
Shaping San Francisco
Dec 30, 2004
movies

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favorite 1

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It depicts the Art Attack staged on Friday, June 18, 1999 called "Wall Street West is All Tied Up!" which happened on Montgomery Street between California and Pine Streets at apx. 12:25 p.m.
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Shaping San Francisco
May 10, 2004 Mary Ellen Churchill
movies

eye 5,082

favorite 2

comment 1

Alejandro Murguia, who fought in the 1978 Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua, describes the role San Francisco played in the uprising.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sandinistas, Nicaragua, Bernal Heights
Shaping San Francisco
May 10, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 2,960

favorite 0

comment 1

Artist Mona Caron describes the meaning of her mural along the newly christened Duboce Bikeway.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: murals, Duboce Bikeway, Mona Caron
Shaping San Francisco
May 10, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 2,364

favorite 2

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Lifelong Bernal Heights resident George Will describes growing up in the marshland near the Old Clam House on Bayshore Blvd. in the 'teens.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Islais Creek, wetlands, Bernal Heights
Shaping San Francisco
May 10, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 3,682

favorite 3

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"Diamond Dave" Whitaker recites his Digger poem
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Diamond Dave Whitaker, Diggers, counterculture
Shaping San Francisco
May 4, 2004 Caitlin Manning
movies

eye 26,805

favorite 17

comment 0

The infamous Geneva Towers housing project was imploded to make way for improved public housing.
Topics: public housing, Geneva Towers, implosion
Shaping San Francisco
Apr 28, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 12,652

favorite 2

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Thomas Fleming, former editor of SF Sun Reporter, tells how then Mayor Roger Lapham wondered in a 1946 press conference when the thousands of African-Americans who had come to work in SF during WWII would return to the South. Fleming sets him straight.
Topics: Fleming, African-Americans in SF, Mayor Lapham
Shaping San Francisco
Feb 11, 2004 Flyaway Productions
movies

eye 3,858

favorite 1

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Modern dancers "re-purpose" the Copra Crane on Islais Creek for a stunning dance performance. The Copra Crane has been the subject of a campaign to save it as a monument to the old days of longshoring at the creek.
Topics: dance, Copra Crane, Islais Creek
Shaping San Francisco
Feb 11, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 11,781

favorite 3

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A Summer of Love poem/rap by San Francisco legend "Diamond Dave" Whitaker.
Topics: Summer of Love, Diamond Dave Whitaker, spoken word
Shaping San Francisco
Feb 11, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 8,801

favorite 1

comment 0

Former editor of San Francisco Sun Reporter, Thomas Fleming, gives his account of the 1966 Hunter's Point Riot, which led to three days of martial law in some neighborhoods of San Francisco.
Topics: Thomas Fleming, 1966 Hunter's Point riot, Black San Francisco
Shaping San Francisco
Feb 11, 2004 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 4,297

favorite 4

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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz interviewed by Chris Carlsson July 6, 1999, on 1970s Central American Solidarity Movements in San Francisco, their influence on and from the growing gay movement in the city.
Topics: Sandinistas, San Francisco, Gay Movement