Black silhouettes on hot white background causes after images in the eye, not the screen. Then we explore the Sarasota, FL backyard home of a circus performing family. The relationship between performer and director flip when the performer directs the camera (while juggling).
A professionally-directed collaboration of very special performers, all with developmental disabilities, as they create, rehearse and perform to an enthusiastic audience at NYC’s Central Park Bandshell. A behind-the-scenes entertainment and a portrait of a model program.
TV’s Barbara Walters and Mike Wallace, Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian Studs Terkel, National Public Radio’s Susan Stamberg, NYC Police Detective Sean Grennan, and psycho-analyst Joel Kovel are interviewed about curiosity, style, trickery, truth and conversation.
Video art featurette recorded at the famed artist's memorial service, contains 46 short visually-stylized often-humorous insightful interviews with friends, colleagues, collaborators and protégées; including artists Yoko Ono, Merce Cunningham, Carolee Schneeman, Davidson Gigliotti...
Seventeen more short remembrances of NJP, including video artists Mary Lucier, Dara Birnbaum, David Cort (Videofreex), Ralph Hocking (Experimental TV Center), Ira Schneider (Raindance/Radical Software), the first video art curator David Ross, and independent film pioneer Jonas Mek...
(1990/ 2002, 11:26)
Humorous and ironic non-fiction first-person travel art video diary exposes an insider’s view of the art world and, at the same time, is a reflexive video about making a video. A group of high-living American art aficionados tour the Moscow studios of the unofficial artists d...
(1980/ 2010, 7:30)
Early 3-channel art video (recently restored combined on one channel). The repetition of urban action becomes a symphony of rhythms, building to cacophony and back. Produced with 12 Twin Cities video artists at Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis. Installation in IDS Center’s Crysta...
In NYC streets landscape, one-person-crew early camera journalist Skip Blumberg finds the amazing among the commonplace, digging deeper than a mere observational video for the culture, street people, grit, creativity, adaptability, the heart of urban life with serendipitous discove...
This real-life comedy focuses on the adventures of 55-year-old ski jumping, Olympics super-fan Murphy at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid. A colorful close-up look at this exciting international event that contains all the whooshes and whacks that ABC Sports missed.
Thailand’s Elephant Festival features an elephant soccer game, elephant tug-of-war, elephant speed and agility races, elephant training, working elephants and a village where elephants are kept as pets.
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To repay the volunteer efforts of Louisianans who came to help recovery in the neighborhood of the World Trade Center collapse, Bob Townley's Manhattan Youth community center hosts a fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina victims on the rebuilt pier that loaded the debris from the destroy...
“Living in Flames,” “Jaws of Love,” “Paradise,” and 7 other biting and comedic monologues by this super-talented Downtown performer and writer, who went on to be a Hollywood feature film screenwriter.
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Camera journalist Skip Blumberg reports on Korean traditional and avant garde culture for Nam June Paik's 1986 3-country live TV extravaganza "Bye Bye Kipling" broadcast on PBS, KBS and NHK.
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Gil Scott-Heron: Why Revolution won't be televised
GS-H goes to the activist's deepest and most personal goal to clear up the message of his hit 1970 song. Check Wikipedia for the dozens of references to television shows and pop culture in the lyrics to the song, which is a media studies text on its own.
Al fresco performance that’s a true civic expression celebrates the re-opening of the park that had been closed since the collapse of the Twin Towers 3 blocks away. With Movement Theatre Company, SilverCloud Hoop Dancers, An Hysterical Walking Tour, musical saw virtuoso Moses Josia...
(1993/ 2018, 6:25)
A non-violent action disrupts weekend traffic during the height of the AIDS scourge; look for NYC politician Tom Duane's civil disobedience. The video also explains why the tunnel is named Holland.
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Skip Blumberg's short camera journalism report about an in-the-ocean protest at Boca Chica CA by Orange County chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, an environmental group dedicated to conservation of the world's beaches. Exec prod Tom Weinberg.
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by Jane Aaron and Skip Blumberg
Impossible choreography, antic stunts and magical tricks for a pixilating super 8mm camera on location at Stony Clove Notch Pond in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. Dancers (in order of appearance): Alice Wexler, Skip Blumberg, Jane Aaron.
BICENTENNIAL 1976 LOWER MANHATTAN by Skip Blumberg
as seen in "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese" Raw videotape edited in the camera, including "bicentennial hats," Uncle Sam, Cuban dance performance recorded in one nonstop-moving-handheld-camera three-and-a-half-minute-long take. A quintessential video diary of a...