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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Ellen Spiro is a friend and fellow AIDS video activist videomaker and documentarian. I interview her in my documentary "Video Remains" (2005) as well as many other…

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United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is an inspiring documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. Utilizing oral histories of members of ACT UP, as well…

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Taped from TV for teaching and research about AIDS media, for my dissertation and then my book AIDS TV.Basketball star Magic Johnson speaks to kids about living with AIDS in this Nickelodeon News Special Edition.

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Purchased for teaching. I taught often with this collection at Pitzer College. It's a large compliation of the history of feminist video art.

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From television show "The Eleventh Hour - Art and AIDS," acquired as research for my dissertation and book, AIDS TV. Digitized for my course, VHS Archives.

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Acquired as research for Women of Vision from the distributors. I also used this film for classes in women's and feminist films. Yvonne was my teacher at the Whitney Program in the 1980s. She can be seen in the 4+ hours of research footage I shot for…

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One of three documentaries I made for GMHC's "Living with AIDS" cable tv show. All three exhibit a sustained commitment to an "intersectional" approach to understanding and representing the AIDS crisis when considering the experiences of women.

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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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Acquired for Alexandra Juhasz's doctoral dissertation, which then became her book entitled "AIDS TV." Although initially digitized for Alex's Fall 2018 VHS Archives class, her Spring 2020 VHS Archives class has found particular interest in this…

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Recorded from TV. Mainstream topical coverage.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Gregg is a friend and colleague and fellow AIDS activist videomaker whose work has been formative to my thinking and teaching. This work, what I undertood to be the first…

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Dub for teaching given to me by I'm not sure by who. I was interested in how video was opening out into more honest stories of young people's lives. It worked well for teaching because it was raw.

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gift from filmmaker, used for teaching and research.

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A gift from the filmmaker. I received tapes like this over the years to teach, or write about, or program because of my research interests.

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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 AIDS Films as part of a significant early effort to get high-production films about AIDS and minority…

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Gift from filmmaker. I knew Jennifer in the early 90s and taught this important film at that time. The interaction between experimental filmmaking and documentary in her work is compelling.

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I produced this short narrative film for my friend and colleague, Erin Cramer, who I met in the Whitney ISP program."Bad Bosses" begins at 00:09:36.

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Gift from filmmaker, used for teaching and research.

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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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Dub for teaching bought at a swap meet. The Warhol foundation controls access to all his films, so obviously, this was and is an illegal dub.

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Dub for teaching. Marlon's work was critical for my teaching on race and racism in media. I also loved to teach Black and White by Michael Jackson when it came out. Both works made arguments about the mutability of race. Jackson made use of media in…

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I made this video for a paid gig for Planned Parenthood, Bergen County, NJ, for the feminist Center for Family Life Education. Getting paid for the work on this video allowed me to go to Europe for the first time.

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Gift from filmmaker. For research and teaching.

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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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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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Gift from filmmaker. I believe I acquired many of Charlene's films when I wrote an evaluation letter for her. I also knew her from Philly when I was making "The Watermelon Woman." She acted in some of the photos for the Fae Richards Archive.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." I wrote about this video again as part of my collaboration with Theodore Kerr as we revisit early AIDS video to think about what it can tell us about mediamaking and…

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Gift from fellow professor for teaching.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." These are examples of the sort of sensationalist reporting on mainstream TV that fueled our strategies for AIDS activist video.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. From TV recording.

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Dub for teaching. Amazing resource about consciousness-raising and its relation to video. Powerful to this day in its forthright conversation about women's sexuality. Minor Altercation is also on this tape. One of the first narrative films directed…

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Two films I taught with for years by African American woman filmmakers. Julie Dash went on to make Daughter of the Dust. A Place of Rage is a celebration of African American women.

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Three tapes made for paid gigs for the feminist Center for Family Life Education, a leader in youth education about sexuality. Quite recently, the project manager, Hillary Mushkin, a peer at the time of their production, has reentered my orbits, now…

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Compilation of works acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV" by friends and colleagues in the AIDS activist video movement. A Part of Me is a portrait of for GMHC's Living with AIDS Show, 1993. Featuring Alida…

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Gift from filmmaker for teaching and research.

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Gift from filmmaker. I collaborate often with Todd and his husband, David, prolific filmmakers, writers, directors and producers. P. David and I were early producers on Cheryl Dunye's HBO film, Stranger Inside.

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Compilation tape acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. DIVA TV, an activist collective working inside of ACT UP, made a critical body of AIDS activist video. James Wentzy took over this project and made hundreds…

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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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Gift from filmmaker. Elspeth was a friend and colleague who I met through activist AIDS video, and documentary studies. She died tragically in her 40s. 

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Gift from filmmaker. I worked with Susan on Women of Vision. She gave me these dubs to use as B-roll for my documentary.

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Gift from filmmaker. Fatimah is a friend and colleage and like me, a hyphonate PhD/filmmaker. We shared work and screened each others' films on many occasions.

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Made with a feminist activist video collective of my students at Swarthmore College. We were interested in what seems the perennial problem: why young women do not identify as "feminist" and why they should!

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Purchased for teaching. I taught often with this invaluable several-boxed collection from Video Databank which is currently unavailable.

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Hugarian film; a gift from my hungarian Father.

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV.

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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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Compilation of tapes acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, "AIDS TV." DIVA TV, an activist colleactive working inside of ACT UP, made a critical body of AIDS activist video that complimented my own efforts, which were…
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