By Mary Curtis The screening at the Berkeley Art Museum’s Pacific Film Archive was terrific! Lots of peeps came that I know and other Berkeley early video freaks who appreciated the film. The audience asked really good questions and I had a great time answering them. It was my favorite Q & A. so far. […]
By Bart Lovely in Rochester. 35 rapt attendees. Including old friends Sandy R and R Simmons & Joan Lyons. Beautiful room, great big projection and gracious hosts. Treated me in style. I enjoyed film again and appreciate [Jon & Jenny’s] work and insights.
Visitors packed the opening night (vernissage) of Videofreex: Processing Activist Images on Tuesday, January 10 at Treize in Paris. The exhibition runs through February 24, 2017. Watch Freex in Paris 10 janvier 2017 4-min slideshow w video by Skip Blumberg (https://vimeo.com/198990529).
On Sunday, October 30, “Here Come the Videofreex” received a special honor. The recognition came with the film’s screening during the Berkeley Video and Film Festival at the East Bay Media Center Performance Space. Before the documentary, Mel Vapour, co-owner of the Media Center, presented the Pioneer Award to Videofreex member Mary Curtis Ratcliff. Mary […]
An April 30 screening of “Here Come the Videofreex” brought together a number of video pioneers at the historic AJ Muste building in NoHo. They gathered for what Skip called a “historic final public event” before the AJ Muste Memorial Institute moved. Here, Paper Tiger TV founder DeeDee Halleck stands in the foreground. Photo by Skip Blumberg
In April, Nancy sent a dispatch from an Iowa City screening of “Here Come the Videofreex.” She appeared via video for a Q and A following the film. Here is the slightly edited version: I was on a panel tonight after the screening with, among others, the great Nicholas Johnson, the brilliant liberal member of […]
The Videofreex had a big year in 2015. It included both a new movie and a museum exhibit about the group. Thanks to WordPress, here’s a roundup of what happened on the Videofreex.com website in 2015. Check it out. And happy 2016! Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog […]