WorldCat Identities

Scribe Video Center

Overview
Works: 39 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 867 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Dance films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: E185.97.D73, 323
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scribe Video Center
W.E.B. Du Bois a biography in four voices ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four prominent African-American writers each narrate a period in the life of the sociologist and author W.E.B. Du Bois, and describe his impact on their work. They chronicle Du Bois' role as a founder of the NAACP, organizer of the first Pan-African Congress, editor of Crisis, a journal of the black cultural renaissance, and author of a series of landmark sociological studies. Anathematized during the McCarthy years, Du Bois immigrated to Ghana, the first independent African state, where he died
The bombing of Osage Avenue ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the military-style eviction of the Philadelphia-based project M.O.V.E., which turned an American neighborhood into a war zone
DHS give us back our children ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this short documentary, mothers, grandmothers and others come together to reclaim children from the foster care industry. Three women and the self-help group they work with must take on the Philadelphia Department of Human Services and a privatized child welfare industry which devalues the bond between mother and child, penalizes impoverished families and demonizes poor women-headed households, disproportionately removing children of color into foster care
Louise Alone Thompson Patterson in her own words ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A short documentary tracing the life and times of Louise Alone Thompson Patterson, a civil rights and labor activist who was dubbed Madame Moscow for her role in America's communist movement."--Www.twn.org
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short documentary films that survey bypassed neighborhoods in the Philadelphia region. Produced and directed by neighborhood residents, Precious Places is a regional history, an occasion for neighbors to tell their own stories and talk about the people and places that make their communities unique. Volume 5 features 8 videos covering themes that include race relations, racial segregation and integration, urban renewal, community arts, women's issues and spaces of worhip
May day takeover ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentation of the May 1, 1990, housing takeover staged by Dignity Housing, an organization of homeless and formerly homeless people working for permanent housing soultions to the shelter crisis
Teens on sex ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers the teen perspective on sex using interviews and skits to illustrate common myths, communication issues, and possible consequences of sexual activity
Rape stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The filmmaker describes how she has over the years, dealt with the experience of being raped
Reconstruction, Inc ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstruction, Inc. is a four year rehabilition program for convicted two-time violent offenders in the Philadelphia area. Reconstruction helps former inmates re-establish themselves in the community. This documentary considers the effects of this program on its participants, their families, and the North Philadelphia community in which the participants reside
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short documentary films that survey bypassed neighborhoods in the Philadelphia region. Produced and directed by neighborhood residents, Precious Places is a regional history, an occasion for neighbors to tell their own stories and talk about the people and places that make their communities unique. Volume 6 features 8 videos covering themes that include race relations, racial segregation and integration, urban renewal, community arts, community gardens and parks, and cemeteries
Todo el mundo dance! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Entrant in the Dance on Camera Festival 2002. Documentary exploring the many different facets of dance in Philadelphia. Kim Y. Bears discusses theatrical dance and the contribution of Joan Myers Brown to making ballet training available to African-American dancers. Rennie Harris discusses the development of a universal technique and philosophy in hip-hop dancing, and notes Latino influences on hip-hop. Tony Nieves discusses salsa dancing and its origins. Myra Bazell discusses how many different dance forms and ethnic cultures combine in her jazz dance teaching and choreography. Brenda Dixon Gottschild discusses the cotillions held for the city's African-American debutantes
Face to face (it's not what you think) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Face to Face explores the high-school aged Asian-American experience in Philadelphia. Includes interviews with youths discussing the impact of racism, stereotypes, police/community relationships, and gangs on Philadelphia's teenage Asian-American population
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short documentary films that survey bypassed neighborhoods in the Philadelphia region. Produced and directed by neighborhood residents, Precious Places is a regional history, an occasion for neighbors to tell their own stories and talk about the people and places that make their communities unique. Volume 4 features 10 videos covering themes that include urban green spaces, immigration, religion, racial segregation and integration and urban renewal
Dance the heartbeat of community ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Celebrates the work of dancer Ione Nash, a 74-year-old African American woman who has been teaching dance in community centers in Philadelphia for more than thirty years. Includes interviews with several of her students, members of her dance troupe, her drummer/longtime collaborator Skip Burton, and others
Coming together the history of conventions in Philadelphia by Scribe Video Center ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"From independence to emancipation to present day, Philadelphia has played host to historic gatherings of Democrats, Republicans, suffragettes, abolitionists, and the Black Panthers. Whether it was the 1787 Constitutional Convention where the framework for the US Constitution was drafted or the Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention of 1970, groups have gathered to chart a future and take on issues of race, class and freedom Set against the backdrop of the history making 2008 presidential campaign these youth videomakers look at these moments in history with fresh perspectives to tell the story of our city, rich in history and symbolism, where so many have chosen to gather to try their hand at renovating and restructuring our democracy."--Project website
Spaces of the heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This tape tells the story of Johnson Homes, Philadelphia's first public housing development constructed under the Housing Authority, as seen through the eyes of its residents and public leaders. This video provides a view of the early days of public housing and tenant right's movement
Bodyworks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A documentary short about the creative process for handicapped artists
 
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