[IMC-Video] Fwd: PTTV Celebrates 25 Years!
a. mark liiv
mark at whisperedmedia.org
Fri Sep 21 00:24:58 PDT 2007
>Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 18:18:07 -0400
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>Subject: [Pttv-announce] PTTV Celebrates 25 Years!
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>PAPER TIGER TELEVISION (PTTV) CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF MEDIA ART, ACTIVISM AND
>ANALYSIS WITH PREMIERE OF A NEW DOCUMENTARY AND CURATED PRESENTATION OF PTTVS
>Please join us for a gala event on October 11th, 2007 to commemorate the
>anniversary with the World Premiere of Paper Tiger Reads Paper Tiger
>Television, a documentary on media art, activism and analysis.
>Evening Hosted by Amy Goodman, Bill Tabb and Joan Braderman.
>Opening reception, video installation, live performance and premiere. Premiere
>tickets $15-$35 available online at www.papertiger.org
>The celebration continues on October 15th and
>16th with a program of productions
>from the PTTV archives. These screenings of
>curated seminal works are presented
>by New York Citys oldest volunteer video collective at Anthology Film
>Archives(AFA). Screening tickets $8 available at the door.
>If you can't come please consider making a donation!
>See below for the full description of the events planned at AFA.
>Contact info at papertiger.org or call 212 420 9045
>October 11 7:00 PM
>25 Year Anniversary Celebration / Launch of
>National Art, Activism and Analysis
>(AAA) Tour World Premiere PAPER TIGER READS PAPER TIGER TELEVISION
>(2007, 45 minutes)
>Documentary on the NYC volunteer video
>collective that developed a unique style
>by combining politics, performance and live broadcasts and became an
>internationally distributed public access cable
>show and innovator in the video
>PRODUCTIONS FROM THE ARCHIVES: CURATORIAL PRESENTATION OF PTTVS SEMINAL WORKS
>7:00 PM MEDIA REFORM
>Hosted by Jeff Cohen, founder of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting)
>HERB SCHILLER READS THE NEW YORK TIMES: STEERING MECHANISM OF THE RULING CLASS
>(1981, 28 minutes)
>One of the first PTTV shows ever! Communications expert Herb Schiller reveals
>crass commercialism, biased reporting, and the latest in fall fashions.
>OPERATION STORM THE MEDIA
>(1991, 28 minutes)
>Slicing through the hype of mainstream media
>coverage of the Gulf War, this show
>explores the relationship between corporate sponsorship and media censorship.
>9:00 PM LABOR
>Hosted by Gene Carroll, Director, Union Leadership Program, Cornell University
>and Tiger Linda Iannacone.
>DRAWING THE LINE AT PITTSTON
>(1990, 60 minutes)
>Chronicling the strike against the Pittston Mine Company in 1989, this
>documentary captures the gradual political awakening of a community whose
>livelihood is threatened by corporate greed.
>WHO IS PAYING THE PRICE?
>(2002, 30 minutes)
>An examination of how the government's 9/11
>relief funds were used for corporate
>bailouts with complete disregard for those most in need: the working people of
>7:00 PM RACE AND CLASS IN NYC
>Hosted by Picture the Homeless and Tiger Diana Agosta.
>TOMPKINS SQUARE PARK: OPERATION CLASS WAR ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE
>(1992, 47 minutes)
>The unofficial story behind the Riot of 1988 that reveals the ugly side of
>THULANI DAVIS ASKS, WHY HOWARD BEACH?: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND THE MEDIA
>(1987, 15 minute excerpt)
>Writer and activist Thulani Davis concludes that racial violence has been
>perpetuated, in large part, by an irresponsible and unresponsive media.
>9:00 PM LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TWO SPIRIT, TRANSGENDER AND QUESTIONING
>Hosted by Tigers Kate Huh, Co-Director of MIX NYC Experimental Film Festival,
>Tara Mateik, founder of the Society of Biological Insurgents (SBI), an
>organization that works to overthrow institutions of compulsory gender and Glo
>Ross, Lead Organizer at FIERCE (Fabulously Independent Educated Radicals for
>(2001, 28 minutes)
>This video documents the fight for the Christopher Street pier, a
>long-established safe haven for NYCs
>lower-income, homeless LGBTSTQ youth, and
>highlights the historical connection of the
>piers to the gay liberation movement
>of the 1960s.
>(1999, 28 minutes)
>Residents from a group home for LGBTSTQ
>adolescents document their lives inside
>the foster care system.
>KEEP ON LIVIN
>(2002, 3 minutes)
>Music video made in collaboration with Le Tigre and a group of LGBTSTQ youth.
>All screenings at AFA in NYC 32 Second Avenue (@ Second Street).
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