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Flying Focus Video Collective

Overview
Works: 28 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 21 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies 
Classifications: HN90.M3, 302.23
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Most widely held works by Flying Focus Video Collective
Ramona Africa : on MOVE, Mumia and political prisoners, [parts 1 and 2]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ramona Africa, survivor of the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia in 1985, speaks on the history of the MOVE family, community issues, and American political prisoners, and comments on the possible innocence of Mumia Abu Jamal, convicted of murdering a police officer in 1981
Paul Koberstein : Hanford, the DOE, their contractors, and the media( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporter Paul Koberstein describes the extremes to which Hanford Nuclear Facility will go to prevent public scrutiny ... This talk was presented in Portland, Or. on December 14, 1993
Casey Rudd : Hanford whistleblower( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Creating enemies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Amanda Byron, mediator, educator, and conflict management specialist, presented this workshop for Oregon Peace Institute in October, 2002. She discusses factors that lead to a climate of ready hatred and the subtle indoctrination that goes into making others our opponents, from children's stories to media oversimplification and political expediency. She calls on us to consciously create a progressive movement free of hatred
Sacred wombs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Workshop presented by two midwives at the End Corporate Dominance Conference in Portland, Oregon in May 1999. Covers abortion, alternatives to hospital births, and other reproductive issues. Includes a slide show comparing "the treatment of women's bodies by corporate medicine to the treatment of the earth." Also includes a short video on water birth
Media and democracy : Congress '96 (parts 1 & 2)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Organized by the Institute for Alternative Journalism in San Francisco, the first Media & Democracy Congress brought together hundreds of media leaders ... from February 29 to March 3, 1996, to focus on the future of laternative investigative reporting. This video presents an overview of some of the panels held during the Congress
The risks of war tax resistance [and] Profiles of resistance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The Risks of War Tax Resistance" (aired June 6, 1993) ... presents a 90 minute panel discussion by members of the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (NWTRCC) ... these conscientious objectors share their personal experiences ... --Container
Corporate dominance of the initiative process( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lloyd Marbet examines the subversion of Oregon's unique ballot initiative process
Jess Trussme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

You are what you media( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vanessa Hughes of the Northwest Media Literacy Center gives presentations to the public which examine how media creates a personal relationship with its viewers, how it affects our lives, and what tools people can use to challenge existing perceptions of media. Her presentation at Franklin High School in early 2006 featured here includes basics on how to deconstruct advertising and read visual messages
Weapons of mass distraction : media literacy, gender and violence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Amanda Byron, media lecturer and conflict management specialist, presented this workshop for Oregon Peace Institute in May, 2000. Mainly using images from magazine ads, she points out that most everything in the mainstream media is designed a specific way to elicit a specific purpose."
March 15 peace march( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On March 15 2003, tens of thousands of concerned individuals marched in protest in Portland, Oregon against the United States' proposed war against Iraq. Over 150 organizations co-sponsored what was probably the largest political rally in Oregon history. This experimental program shows different perspectives of the march and rally
Noam Chomsky, class war : global exploitation and the grassroots response by Noam Chomsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"'In order to learn what's going on, you have to read the business press.' Noam Chomsky relates information from delving into that arena which may surprise or depress you, or motivate you to change the way things are. Outlining ways the U.S. has historically protected property owners' rights over those less fortunate, he advocates activism as the only way to make a difference."
Remembering Nixon, parts 1 & 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dan Handelman and Moss Drake analyze clips from contemporary television and newspaper reports related to the funeral of late US president Richard Nixon. Part 1 covers a Portland protest action on the day of the funeral; part 2 follows mourners leaving the service
Jim Mason: animals' intrinsic value( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jim Mason is an attorney who has championed the cause of animal rights for many years. Here Mason gives the keynote speech at the 2006 Animal Law Conference at Lewis & Clark Law School, describing how people's dominion world view blocks our understanding the importance of animals to the development of the human brain
Being critical of mass media : Critical Mass II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Dissects the inaccuracies and bias in a mainstream news item regarding the March 1995 Critical Mass ride. Behind the scenes shots of the reporter gathering her story and a community police officer acting in a not very friendly manner reveal establishment attitudes toward unofficial bike rides."
Anarchy in the USA : violent myths, positive visions, [parts 1 & 2]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Four activists discuss anarchism as they build a vision of communities which provide for all and live in peace. Includes an analysis of Portland's 1993 anarchist riot, some suggested readings, and a discussion of the Sex Pistols' song Anarchy in the UK, and its effect on the philosophy
Noam Chomsky : class war : global exploitation and the grassroots response( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Noam Chomsky examines ways in which the U.S. has protected property owners' rights over those of the less fortunate, and advocates activism as the way to make a difference
Noam Chomsky : the minority of the opulent( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presentation by Noam Chomsky at the Z Media Institute on June 22, 1995. Chomsky agrees with James Madison's opinion that the rights of "the minority of the opulent" are protected above those of the poor, non-white, and female segments of society in the United States. Chomsky dissuses his view that multinational corporations have exacerbated this inequality
Native perspectives on sustainability : Nichole Maher (Tlingit) ; Roberta Conner (Cayuse)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Native leaders share their thinking on the subject of sustainability. Nichole Maher of Portland, Oregon, executive director of the Native American Youth and Family Center, focuses on the Native community of Portland. Roberta Conner, a leader of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and executive director of the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, discusses the value Native knowledge and culture brings to the topic of sustainability
 
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Languages
English (13)