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Growing Hope: the Homeless Garden Project
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written by Homeless Garden Project; directed by Ric Howard, fl. 1990; produced by Jered Lawson, fl. 1996, Len Borruso, fl. 2004 and Ric Howard, fl. 1990, The Video Project (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1996), 28 mins
Imagine a vacant lot transformed into a productive garden, yielding bouquets of flowers and baskets of vegetables. Apply the same metaphor to homeless men and women, finding the rich soil of a cooperative project that gives them work, safety and community. You now have a sense of the elegantly simple conce...
written by Homeless Garden Project; directed by Ric Howard, fl. 1990; produced by Jered Lawson, fl. 1996, Len Borruso, fl. 2004 and Ric Howard, fl. 1990, The Video Project (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1996), 28 mins
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Last Legs: A California Frog's Decline
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directed by Christian Cebrian, 2002-; composed by Jess Brown, 2002-; produced by Christian Cebrian, 2002- (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2002), 19 mins
Over the last hundred years, the mountain yellow-legged frog has disappeared from ninety percent of its historic range. Join the frog at eleven thousand feet in the Sierras, during its breeding season in the ice and snow. Last Legs explores current research into the frog's decline. It turns out that t...
directed by Christian Cebrian, 2002-; composed by Jess Brown, 2002-; produced by Christian Cebrian, 2002- (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2002), 19 mins
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Orca: Killer Whale or Gentle Giant
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directed by Yoichi Yudo, fl. 1978; produced by Nippon Television Network Corporation (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 27 mins
Orcas -- commonly known as killer whales -- are more feared than understood. Accompany Hiroya Minakuchi in his five-year study into the lives of these marine mammals in their natural habitat in the Pacific Northwest. Minakuchi's brilliant cinematography brings killer whales up close as never before and challen...
directed by Yoichi Yudo, fl. 1978; produced by Nippon Television Network Corporation (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 27 mins
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Between Dreams and History: The Making of Shimon Attie's Public Art Projects
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directed by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014; produced by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014, Independent Documentary Group (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1999), 37 mins
Between Dreams and History is a film profiling American artist, Shimon Attie, as he creates his first work of public art in the United States after six years of artistic success in Europe. His major theme: how to make human memory visible in the present. To achieve this goal, Attie interviews today's resid...
directed by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014; produced by Christopher Beaver, fl. 1995-2014, Independent Documentary Group (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1999), 37 mins
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Garbage into Gold
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produced by Beth Pike, fl. 1992-2015 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1995), 24 mins

Garbage into Gold profiles a new breed of environmental entrepreneurs.

Among these innovators are students who organize recycling drives that earn $40,000 a year, a barber who makes "FertHairlizer", a business that rescues items from the dump and sells them as "urban ore", a soil company that composts food and...

produced by Beth Pike, fl. 1992-2015 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1995), 24 mins
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Glasnost Film Festival, Volume 4, Chernobyl: Chronicle of Difficult Weeks
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directed by Volodymyr Shevchenko, 1929-1987; produced by Ukrainian News & Documentary Film Studio, in Glasnost Film Festival, Volume 4 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1986), 57 mins
The Glasnost Film Festival is a collection featuring 22 Soviet documentary films produced or released in the beginning of the "Glasnost Era" -- 1987-1988. These films definitively document the dramatic cultural and political changes that led to the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991. All were produced o...
directed by Volodymyr Shevchenko, 1929-1987; produced by Ukrainian News & Documentary Film Studio, in Glasnost Film Festival, Volume 4 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1986), 57 mins
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Gun Society: An Exploration of a Love Affair
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directed by Josh Kafka, fl. 1994; produced by Eduardo Presa, fl. 1994, USC School of Cinema & Television (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1994), 23 mins
America is the undisputed gun capital of the world, with more gun dealers than gas stations - and more gun deaths than any other nation. Gun Society explores the historical and psychological roots of America's love affair with firearms. This multi-award winning film lets gun users speak for themselves, from...
directed by Josh Kafka, fl. 1994; produced by Eduardo Presa, fl. 1994, USC School of Cinema & Television (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1994), 23 mins
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Blood Makes the Grass Grow
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directed by Tom Turnbull, fl. 1984 and Franco Pante, fl. 1987; produced by Tom Turnbull, fl. 1984 and Franco Pante, fl. 1987, Forward Presence Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1997), 46 mins
Blood Makes the Grass Grow raises critical questions for those considering enlistment, for service people contemplating conscientious objection, and for anyone concerned with basic issues of militarism in a democratic society. This film features four men and two women who were among the 2,500 U.S. soldiers wh...
directed by Tom Turnbull, fl. 1984 and Franco Pante, fl. 1987; produced by Tom Turnbull, fl. 1984 and Franco Pante, fl. 1987, Forward Presence Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1997), 46 mins
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White Water Black Gold [Abridged Version]
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directed by David Lavallee, fl. 2011-2016; produced by David Lavallee, fl. 2011-2016, White Gold Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2007), 57 mins
Canada is the number one foreign supplier of oil to the United States, a fact little known in America. Most of the oil imported comes from the Tar Sands of Northern Alberta, the second largest known oil reserve in the world outside of Saudi Arabia. But this is not a traditional oil field. The oil mus...
directed by David Lavallee, fl. 2011-2016; produced by David Lavallee, fl. 2011-2016, White Gold Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2007), 57 mins
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River of Renewal
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directed by Carlos Bolado, 1964-; produced by Jack Kohler, fl. 2009-2015, Steve Michelson, fl. 1984-2016 and Stephen Most, 1943-, Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc., Specialty Studios, Pikiawish Partners and Lobitos Creek Ranch (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2008), 58 mins
River of Renewal chronicles the long conflict over the 10 million acre Klamath River Basin, which spans the Oregon-California border. Competing demands for water, food, and energy have pitted farmers, American Indians, and commercial fishermen against each other for decades. Remarkably, this conflict over re...
directed by Carlos Bolado, 1964-; produced by Jack Kohler, fl. 2009-2015, Steve Michelson, fl. 1984-2016 and Stephen Most, 1943-, Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc., Specialty Studios, Pikiawish Partners and Lobitos Creek Ranch (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2008), 58 mins
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