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Westbeth Home of the Arts
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produced by George Cominskie, Per Henriksen and Jesper Bundgaard, Out of Sync (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 30 mins
The first and largest federally funded artists’ colony in the United States, Westbeth became home to a generation of artists grateful for cheap rent and a place to live and work. Since 1970 the west Greenwich Village site has provided a home to artists who range from emerging to well-established and represent a...
produced by George Cominskie, Per Henriksen and Jesper Bundgaard, Out of Sync (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 30 mins
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Ballad of Greenwich Village
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written by Karen L. Kramer, fl. 1978; directed by Karen L. Kramer, fl. 1978; produced by Karen L. Kramer, fl. 1978 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 11 mins
The artists, rebels, and bohemians who came to New York's Greenwich Village over many decades changed the face of American culture through their art and politics. This film portrays the important political and social movements that began in the Village: the first interracial jazz club, the earliest Socialist newsp...
written by Karen L. Kramer, fl. 1978; directed by Karen L. Kramer, fl. 1978; produced by Karen L. Kramer, fl. 1978 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 11 mins
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The Last Wright: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Rebirth of an American City
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directed by Lucille Carra (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 51 mins
By 1908, Frank Lloyd Wright was considered the most innovative architect in Chicago. He traveled to Mason City, Iowa, to design a unique business block- a bank and an adjoining hotel, facing a park. Soon, scandal and tragedy would ruin his career, but the Park Inn would remain, one of his last Prairie style struct...
directed by Lucille Carra (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 51 mins
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The Twin Towers: A History
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directed by Kaye Wise Whitehead; produced by Kaye Wise Whitehead (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
The Twin Towers have attained mythic status in the 21st century. The effect of their destruction and the tragic loss of life is engraved on the American consciousness. Here is a fascinating history of the buildings that set the character of lower Manhattan and symbolized not only the power of New York City but Ame...
directed by Kaye Wise Whitehead; produced by Kaye Wise Whitehead (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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