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The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the…

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uta ca caba inda: The struggle is not over yet is an ongoing research project on the film history of Guinea-Bissau which began when a partially preserved film archive resurfaced in Bissau in 2012. The project was initiated and is conducted by Filipa…

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Based at Goldsmiths, University of London, the London Community Video Archive (LCVA) will preserve, archive and share community videos made in the 1970s/80s in London and the South East. Portable video recording — now a technology routinely…

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Media Burn Archive is a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Chicago that collects, produces, and distributes documentary video created by artists, activists, and community groups. Our mission is to use archival media to deepen context and encourage critical thought…

Blog post about losing personal documentary archive: "I speak of a collection of several hundred titles ranging across the history of documentary, as well as a selection of material on 16mm. The tapes come in a variety of formats, VHS, Umatic,…

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The Radical Film Network was founded in 2013 when a group of activists, academics, filmmakers and programmers involved in radical film culture in the UK met to discuss the ways in which they could work together to support its development, growth and…

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The VHS Archives Working Group brings together scholars, students, librarians, archivists, technologists and community members interested in discussing questions, concerns and best practices about the use, preservation, digitization, and research of…

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XFR Collective partners with artists, activists, and community organizations to lower the barriers to preserving at-risk audiovisual media – especially unseen, unheard, or marginalized works – through digitization, screenings, educational workshops,…

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A survey of 206 editors who invented, developed, fine-tuned and revolutionized the art of film editing.

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Black Film Archive is a living register of Black films. In its current iteration, it showcases Black films made from 1915 to 1979 currently streaming.

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DIVA TV was founded in 1989 as a video-documenting affinity group
with ACT UP AIDS COALITION TO UNLEASH POWER, an activist group famous for its direct action against bureaucratic neglect and drug company profiteering in the AIDS crisis and widely…

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The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928. The films measure 12,800 feet (355 min). All films are B-wind positive prints, except one roll that…

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An interactive archive made to store and centre Black trans people.Built from the ground up by Black trans coders and developers.

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Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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From Third Cinema to Media Justice: Third World Majority and the Promise of Third Cinema is a collaborative multi-media archive and scholarship project consisting of an archive that contains the materials produced by Third World Majority during the…

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Built in conversation with the VHS Archives Working Group, The Center for the Humanities, The Grad Center, CUNY

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My project aims to create a digital archive of the 1970s New York Women’s Video Festivals (NYWVF). Founded by Steina Vasulka and organized by artist Susan Milano, and coordinated by Ann Volkes and Shridhar Bapat, among others, the festivals represent…

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The Tranny Fest Collection documents the film festival from 1997-2003. The bulk of the collection consists of the Tranny Fest Media Library, which includes films submitted to the festival, trailers for Tranny Fest and recordings of Tranny Fest events…

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There is an immediate need to address this issue. The truth is that movies are simply not as available today as they were during the heyday of VHS when some brick-and-mortar video stores carried tens of thousands of titles. Now, with a few giant…

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Gift from the filmmaker. We went to the Whitney Indepdenent Studio together in the 1980s and I brought her to Pitzer in the early 2000s to show her work. I follow her current work on immigration and the environment.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018. Made by my friend and collaborator, Alisa Lebow for the New York Anti-Discrimination AIDS Task Force where she worked…

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Made by my friends and compatriots in the AIDS activist video collective, Testing the Limits, many of who were in the Whitney ISP program before me.

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Composite reel of tapes acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Dubs of tapes I made to review. Not sure what the last one is.

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A project I produced with other filmmakers and activists in a collective focusing on the challenges and possibilities of representation of abolition, women, and prison.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018."This spectacular David and Goliath story unfolds on the streets of New York, as the first action of the Women’s Committee in…

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Made as part of the WAVE project: clips from the various excercises we did to learn how to make video, and learn more about AIDS and each other.

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Made by my friends and colleagues at GMHC.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Made by my friend, colleagues, and fellow AIDS video activists in this important collective.

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Composite tape of videos acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018. Ted Kerr and I write extesnively about the Bebashi tape for our book, We Are Having this Conversation…

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV.A portrait of a mother taking care of her son who has been diagnosed with AIDS. Voiceover interview recorded on May 19th, 1988 at the Brooklyn AIDS Task Force in honor of…

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Made by my friend and colleague, Juanita Mohammed Sczepanski for GMHC's Living with AIDS Show. I continue to work with Juanita, and recently included her in Compulsive…

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Self Protection: Teen Mothers Expand their Options was made within a public program for young mothers. Activist music videos were made with Alexandra Juhasz, Brian Goldfarb, and the youth group for young mothers trying to finish high school.The songs…

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018. Carol Leigh is a longtime collaborator and friend. We worked together on RELEASED: 5 Short Videos about Women and Prison. I…

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Short videos made as part of the WAVE project which worked in an AIDS video collective to tell stories of urban women of color impacted by AIDS. The project is the subject of the final auto-ethnographic chapter of my disseration, AIDS TV. Digitized…

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I made this video as an extracurricular activist project with students at Swarthmore College. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018. It's graphic sexual imagery, and de-coupling of sex and love, led to some protests by Christians, but…

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Made for activist safer sex education to diverse groups by GMHC's media department and led by Jean Carlomusto and Gregg Bordowitz. Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Features stellar safer sex education as activism and community building. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018. Cheryl and I worked with Ellen to revisit the…

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I taught these films for years. Amazing proto-feminist experimental film

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The first video I was paid to make in a summer internship during graduate school at the Department of Juvenile Justice. I had very few skills, but they were happy with the video. It was edited at the foundational NYC community-video center, DCTV,…
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