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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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Educational Films
by 01 Ṣāliḥ, Fakhrī; 01 صالح، فخري
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Shakespeare's Theater: The Globe Playhouse A dramatized incident is used to show how leadership arises in a group, what is involved in the concept of leadership, and how group membership and leadership are related.
Topic: Arabic literature
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Ephemeral VHS
by 22 Films
movies

eye 285

favorite 1

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Boston Public Schools' home reading program.
Topics: vhs, children, reading
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by 3-G Home Educational Series
movies

eye 1,260

favorite 4

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"...brings children a classroom-like video interactive program that updates the time tested 3x5 card learning method of repetition of basic spelling words....includes the latest in computer graphics that entertain, and teach kids, on their own T.V.,  the fundamentals of how to spell the most commonly used words at school...."  
Topics: vhs, Educational, Fun, Grades 2-6
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by A & E Television Networks
movies

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favorite 2

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Rare footage, new research, and exclusive interviews bring the story of Queen Elizabeth to life.-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Queen Elizabeth, biography
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by A&E Home Video
movies

eye 1,619

favorite 8

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"...Biography profiles the most important people of our century...Rare footage, new research, and exclusive interviews..."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Bob Marley, music history, Harry Smith, Peter Graves, Jack Perkins
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by A&E Television Networks
movies

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favorite 0

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Reality show about the grand opening of Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company at the Palms.
Topics: vhs, tattoo artists, Palms Grand Opening, Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by A.C.W. Productions; American Broadcasting Company
movies

eye 1,648

favorite 6

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A young Puerto Rican boy builds a boat on the roof of his tenement. His imagination and dauntless ambition bring unity to his neighborhood. For elementary grades
Topics: Children's films, Puerto Ricans, City and town life, Children's films
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 1,057

favorite 12

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Demonstrates how experienced and inexperienced drivers use their eyes in scanning and searching the road ahead. Suggestions are presented on how to improve your visual habits when driving.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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Demonstrates that visual perception in driving is more than just seeing. Illustration is shown on how we use past experiences to interpret what we see and how we react. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
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Addresses the advantages and limitations of small cars and points out special adjustments in driving habits which are required to more safely utilize these vehicles. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: driver safety, compact cars
A/V Geeks
by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
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We see how many factors can contribute to an accident. Lots of great 80s cars and fashions. Excellent china girl at end of film This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Ephemeral VHS
by AB Lounge
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Rosalie Brown does a variety of exercises utilizing the AB Lounger.
Topics: vhs Workout Video, Demonstration
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral Films
movies

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favorite 6

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Topics: Internet, VHS
Educational Films
by ABC News
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Title from data sheet A documentary which celebrates the 10th anniversary of America's landing on the Moon and probes 30 to 100 years into the future of man in space
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Project Apollo (U.S.), Exploration of outer space
Educational Films
by ABC News
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CREDITS: Producer, writer, James Benjamin; director, Al Niggemeyer
Topics: Consumer education, Business, Food industry and trade, Industries, Agriculture, Agriculture,...
Educational Films
by ABC News; Carousel Films
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favorite 5

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Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Women prisoners, Women prisoners
Educational Films
by ABC News; Carousel Films
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Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars
Topics: Women prisoners, Women prisoners
Educational Films
by ABC Video Enterprises; ABC Wide World of Learning (Firm)
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Nineteen fifties, Nineteen fifties, Nineteen fifties
Educational Films
by ABC Video Enterprises; MTI Teleprograms Inc
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Groundwater, Groundwater, Environmental health, Eau souterraine, Eau souterraine, Hygiène du...
Ephemeral VHS
by ABC/Kane Productions International, Inc. and Genesis Films, Ltd.
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"powerfully moving film captures...from the moment of conception...the remarkable journey that ends with the magic of birth"
Topics: vhs, embryologist Derek Bromhall, womb, pregnancy, embryo stages, documentary, Academy Award...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by AC-Delco
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An internal film for distributors and buyers of AC Delco products. Starts as a Laugh In knockoff, ends in a bizarre skit featuring Alex Karras. Wow!
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: internal sales, spark plugs
Educational Films
by ACI Films, inc
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Demonstrates safety rules for pedestrians, bicyclists, and ball players. For primary grades
Topics: Recreation, Safety, Recreation
Educational Films
by ACI Films, inc
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With teacher's guide Producer, Stellos Roccos; design, Karen Laurence Summary Surveys Chinese art from prehistoric to modern times, showing the influence of Europe, India and central Asia on Chinese culture, as well as China's influence on the outside world.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Needlework, Appliqué, Canvas embroidery, European history...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by ACI Films, inc. [from old catalog]
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Illustrates the basic principle of weaving threads into cloth, and shows how very simple looms may be used creatively to produce a wide variety of effects. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Weaving, French language, Children's art activities, Spanish language,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by ACI Media
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Surveys centuries of Arabian art and crafts traditionally influenced by the Islamic religion, specifically by the Koran and its decorative script . Though much craft work is now produced for tourists, Egyptian wood panels, Persian rugs, and bronze and gold metalwork are preserved in the Cairo Museum
Topics: Islamic art, Islamic art
Educational Films
by ACI Productions
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With teacher's guide Illustrates the unique characteristics of watercolor as a painting medium and the many ways in which it may be used from simple pan colors to a wide palette of tube colors. Emphasizes the importance of personal vision in the development of an individual style Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents the wide rang. of technical and expressive possibilities inherent in watercolor painting. Shows the use of the...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Watercolor painting, Paintings, Children's art activities, French...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by ACI Productions
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With guide Director and cameraman, Stellos Roccos; art director, Herbert Paston Summary Presents the work of John Sennhauser, an artist and craftsman who is now dedicated to interpreting Dante's Divine Comedy t./ia methe medium of the collage. Shows the technique for making a collage.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Collage, Handicrafts, Collage (Visual arts), Collage (Visual arts),...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by ACI Productions
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With teacher's guide Presents a variety of methods for making puppets, beginning with simple stick puppets and progressing to more technically involved processes including the use of sawdust and glue, shaped cloth, and papier-mâché. Indicates the wide range of materials which may be imaginatively used in fashioning puppet heads and costumes, and emphasizes the importance of individual inventiveness Summary Presents./iaanese puppeteers who demonstrate how puppet dolls are manipulated.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Puppets, Toys and puppets, Japan, Puppets and puppet plays, Toys and...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by ACI Productions
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With teacher's guide Demonstrates the very wide expressive range which may be achieved with this simple and easily available material. Presents the basic processes involved in fashioning three-dimensional forms, from making the core to finishing and painting the surface Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Papier-mâché
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
by ACI Productions
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A filmmaker, Homer, records his young son, Matt, telling an imaginative story to his two younger sisters, Lisa and Maggie. Records the spontaneous tale with all the interruptions, comments and reactions of the sister. Can you name the celebrity in this film? To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: before they were famous
Ephemeral VHS
movies

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"Host Mike Romanowski guides teenagers through critical discussions about youth culture issues..." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, teen pregnancy
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by AFL-CIO
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Presents the background story and exposes the outrageous lies in the anti-labor national right-to-work committee film. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by AIMS Instructional Media Services; Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
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Shows the step-by-step progression of a wife and mother into alcoholism. Focuses on facilities for rehabilitation and the treatments that are available for complete recovery
Topics: Women, Alcoholics, Alcoholism, Women, Patient Education, Alcoholics, Women
Educational Films
by AIMS Instructional Media Services; Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
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Topic: thesecretloveofsandrablain
Educational Films
by AIMS Media, Inc
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CLICK HERE TO SEE THE STUDY GUIDE FOR THIS FILM Close-up photography is used to illustrate basic safety points and operational procedures for the wood lathe. From the Wood Shop -- Safety and Operations series
Topics: Turning (Lathe work), Lathes, Lathes, Turning (Lathe work)
Educational Films
by AIMS Media, Inc
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Police training film uses six vignettes that re-enact crimes involving informers. Shows how to determine when there is probable cause for search warrant or arrest, and how to test the credibility of informers. From the Legal Information for Law Enforcement series
Topics: Police charges, Searches and seizures, Arrest, Informers, Arrest, Informers, Police charges,...
Educational Films
by AIMS Media, Inc
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Covers such family planning techniques as the rhythm method, the pill, the diaphragm, intrauterine devices, vaginal spermicides and condoms, casevtomy, and tubal ligation, and discusses moral objections to birth control. Medical explanations and counseling sessions assist couples by taking into account their individual circumstances. From the Family planning and Sex Education series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Birth control
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by AIMS Media, Inc
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Contrasts the life of wild fish and hatchery-raised fish. Shows the stripping of eggs and sperm from adult fish by hatchery workers, the embryos, and the emergence of young fish from eggs, followed by the raising of the fish in hatchery tanks and their subsequent release into streams. Musical accompaniment, no narration Summary Compares the life cycles of trout in a mounta./ia mok and trout protected and raised in a trout hatchery. Without narration.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Trout, Fish culture, Mountains (Geology), Mountains (Geography)
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by AIMS Media, Inc
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Dramatizations demonstrate how correctional officers and prison guards and workers should respond if they are taken hostage. Discusses some of the reasons behind hostage taking and offers instructions on dealings with captors
Topic: Crime And Criminals.
A/V Geeks
by ALCOA
movies

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A man describes a surreal dream he has about a fishing trip to his wife. All to sell aluminum foil we guess.. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by ALFRED HIGGINS PRODUCTIONS; AAA
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Uses a dramatized incident in which a car comes to life in the dream of a small boy to teach the See And Be Seen rules of traffic safety. Features Brian Forster (from The Partridge Family)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by ASCE
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American Society of Civil Engineers try to stay hip and relevant showing young adults the exciting world of civil engineering. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: engineering
Ephemeral VHS
movies

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"A Positive Program To Help Your Child Recognize And Avoid Potentially Dangerous Situations." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, children, safety, strangers
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Abbey Roesner
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"Abbey Roesner -student choreography by Anthony Smith, Romeo and Juliet by Anthony Tudor, Duende by Nacho Duato, Improvisation"
Topics: vhs, dance, contemporary ballet, Alonzo King, audition
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Academic Resources Corp.
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"How to improve study skills and get more out of learning. Designed for use in the classroom or at home. Introduction and Notetaking, Pre-Reading, SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review). Recommended for students grades 7 through college."
Topics: vhs, study strategies, notetaking, Pre-Reading, SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review)
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Academy Films, Hollywood, Calif
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favorite 3

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Shows how iron ore, limestone, and coke are handled and prepared for the blast furnace in the making of pig iron
Topics: Cast-iron, Blast furnaces, Blast furnaces, Cast-iron
Educational Films
by Ackerman, James S
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eye 382

favorite 5

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Palladio, the architect and his influence in America Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Writer, James S. Ackerman; cinematography, John Terry Survey of the works of the Italian architect Palladio, including views of many buildings he designed in Italy and buildings in the United States influenced by his style
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Palladio, Educational Film, Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Influence...
Educational Films
by Ackerman, James S
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Palladio, the architect and his influence in America Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Writer, James S. Ackerman; cinematography, John Terry Survey of the works of the Italian architect Palladio, including views of many buildings he designed in Italy and buildings in the United States influenced by his style Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Palladio, Educational Film, Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Influence...
Educational Films
by Actuality Films (Firm); ABC Wide World of Learning (Firm)
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Title from data sheet
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages and travels, Sailing ships, Voyages and travels
Educational Films
by Adams, Brandon; Jelks, Vaughn; Coronet/MTI Film and Video; Learning Corporation of America; Advanced American Communications, Inc
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Brandon Adams, Vaughn Jelks
Topic: Cats
Educational Films
by Adato, Perry Miller
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Producer and director, Perry Miller Adato
Topics: Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973, Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973, Artists, Art, Painting, Art, Artists, Painting
Educational Films
by Adato, Perry Miller
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Producer and director, Perry Miller Adato
Topics: Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973, Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973, Artists, Art, Painting, Art, Artists, Painting
A/V Geeks
by Adolph Coors Co
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Describes and evaluates various programs of the Adolph Coors Company in an attempt to acquaint industry with the way they have hired disadvantaged persons. Encourages the development of employment opportunity programs.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: employment
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Patricia Kerman, now a disabled senior citizen, has lived in her current flat for the past 27 years and Tom Rapp has lived there as her roommate for the last 15 of them. They are being Ellis Acted from their home by their landlord Kaushik Dattani. The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen City storytellers...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Tom Rapp, Patricia Kerman,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Lauren Montana Swiger is an activist, musician, and community member who was evicted from the Mission, along with her teenage daughter. It was an Owner-Move-In eviction, one of three kinds of no-fault evictions displacing San Franciscan families and communities. Montana and her daughter were forced to relocate to Berkeley. It’s pretty there, but they mourn the loss of daily living in a community that they toiled to create with other parents and kids to challenge the stereotypes of oppression...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Lauren Swiger, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Steven has lived in San Francisco for 30 years. He was evicted from his apartment at 940 Capp Street after 26 years of living there by the resident owners of the house via family members move-in. He feels this move-in eviction was retaliation for, among other justifiable actions, his declining to sign a new and illegal rental agreement that would have doubled his rent. Karen Uchiyama, Esq. was their counsel.
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Steven Black, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Michael "Med-O" Whitson and LisaRuth Elliot were flatmates at 1668 Page St. in the Haight. After their building was sold and they initially refused to accept a buy-out settlement, the new owners hired the leading landlord law firm of Fried & Williams to pursue an Ellis Act Eviction in 2013. LisaRuth lived on Page Street for 3 and 1/2 years. LisaRuth is a community historian, artist, bread baker, urban farmer, writer, editor, everyday bicyclist, activist, and San Francisco resident...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, LisaRuth Elliott, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Three residents of the Mission District of San Francisco: Polo Gonzalez, Sarah Brendt, and Rio Yañez share their stories of eviction. They are lifelong San Franciscans, respectively, a cafe manager, a public school teacher, and an artist. In their narratives they also represent their elders: Ana Gutierrez (Polo’s senior mom), Mary Phillips (Sarah’s 98 year old neighbor), and Rene Yañez and Yolanda Lopez (Rio’s parents and legendary Mission artists). All of them are being Ellis Act...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Rio Yanez, Sarah Brendt, Yolanda...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Río Yañez, alongside his mother and father – Yolanda Lopez and Rene Yañez – are being evicted from their family home at San Jose Ave, near 26th Street in the Mission by Realty West. His family has lived in the same apartment on San Jose Ave. since 1978.  The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Rio Yañez, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Jason and Sandy were evicted from 6511 Raymond St. Oakland by Dan Daigle. They had been living there 3 years and 5 months, since they arrived to the Bay Area. An Oakland story was included because few people understand that the epidemic of evictions is wrecking havoc in Bay Area wide communities. Residents of San Francisco have approved regulations to protect tenants, and despite this democratic exercise, real estate speculators find loopholes to damage communities. Residents pushed out of San...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Sandy Juarez, Jason Wallach,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Michael "Med-O" Whitson and LisaRuth Elliot were flatmates at 1668 Page St. in the Haight. After their building was sold and they initially refused to accept a buy-out settlement, the new owners hired the leading landlord law firm of Fried & Williams to pursue an Ellis Act Eviction in 2013. Michael has lived 32 years in the Bay Area and 30 of those years in his apartment on Page St. He is a community builder, musician, poet, writer, and activist, which is why he moved to San...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Michael "Med-o"...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Polo Gonzalez is a Mission District local. He has been involved in community services since his youth, including graffiti abatement programs, volunteering at event security for Carnival, and most recently, collaborating with the DJ Project at Horizons Unlimited, which teaches youth creative and business management skills. Today, he is a manager at a Philz Coffeehouse, where he politely admonishes clients who call The Mission, “The Mish” , to please call it by its proper name. His family was...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Polo Gonzalez, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Sarah Brandt is a San Francisco public school teacher and lifelong City dweller, who is currently being Ellis Act evicted from her Mission District apartment, alongside her 98 year old neighbor, Mary Elizabeth (M.E. or Emmy) Phillips. Emmy has lived in her home for over 40 years.  The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Sarah Brandt, Mary Phillips,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Benito Santiago is a disabled elder, musician, and public school teacher currently being Ellis Act evicted from his lifelong San Francisco home on Duboce Street. The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen City storytellers who shared their eviction horror stories that evening around the fire. Related event...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Benito Santiago, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Donna, her husband Robert “Jawara” Johnson, and the family dogs Xochitl (age 4) and DJ (age 2 and ½) were served with Ellis Act eviction papers in 2012, and forced out of their 73-B Pearl Street in San Francisco by serial evictors Kwok Chung Wong and Har Kwan Luk . Since 2003, this company has Ellis Acted 30 units in San Francisco, including the 6 units at Donna’s former home building on Pearl Street.
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Donna Johnson, CalHumanities,...
Shaping San Francisco
by Adriana Camarena
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Zeph works as a cultural activist at the intersections of art, social justice, and the transgressive body. Since 2011, Zeph has helped move 35 friends due to eviction and has focused on creative direct action responding to the economic crisis and displacement. Zeph was evicted in 2012 along with 16 artists from the Million Fishes Collective, which used to stand at Bryant and 23rd. The spiritless office space that now inhabits the former collective space sits directly across from the infamous...
Topics: Campfire, Eviction, Ellis Act, Mission District, Adriana Camarena, Zeph Fishlyn, CalHumanities,...
Ephemeral VHS
by Advantage Productions
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"This video tape will teach you the most common causes of automotive breakdowns, what to look for, and how to make an emergency repair when you are left stranded due to a: flat tire, leaky radiator, overheated engine, busted radiator or heater hose, dead battery, faulty neutral switch, clogged or faulty fuel system, wet electrical system." -- description from box.
Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Aengus Films
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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: Short films, Short films
Educational Films
by Affiliate Artists
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Follows several months in the life of dancer Kathy Posin as she choreographs a new dance for her troupe, gives solo performances as an Affiliate Artist, and prepares to open the new dance in New York
Topics: Posin, Kathy, Posin, Kathy
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Affiliated Film Producers
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Simple, affecting case study produced for social workers and psychologists and illustrating how counseling can help children come to terms with anger. Young Tommy Randall has been caught stealing money from his teacher’s purse and receives help from a psychiatrist. A psychiatric social worker enables his mother to better understand her relationship with her son. This sensitive documentary is filled with revealing behavioral details. Note:  Shot in the Huron Valley Child Guidance Clinic near...
Topic: sponsored film
A/V Geeks
by Affiliated Film Producers
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Depicts various factors that stimulate teenagers to drop out of school, using several case histories for illustration. Lists various reasons for dropping out, such as academic failure, need for money, and lack of being part of a group. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
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National Film Preservation Foundation
by Affiliated Film Producers
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Institutional profile of Manteno State Hospital in Illinois. Produced for health care workers,  Working and Playing to Health  shows the mental hospital’s occupational, recreational, and industrial therapy programs. One of the largest facilities of its kind in the United States, in 1953 it treated some 7,900 patients with illnesses ranging from schizophrenia to Parkinson’s disease. Note:  Received a Golden Reel Award from the American Film Assembly in 1954. For more about the hospital,...
Topic: sponsored film
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Affiliated Film Producers
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Sensitive film produced for the training of mental health workers.  Man to Man  portrays the bond that develops between an aide in a psychiatric hospital and a severely depressed patient.
Topic: sponsored film