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 […]
Here Come the Videofreex screened at Film Columbia 2015 in Columbia County, New York. Skip Blumberg created a one-minute slide show for a taste of the experience. Watch Vfx@FilmColumbia That is one of many screenings of the documentary, as well as work by Videofreex contemporary Jane Aaron, popping up around the country this fall. For […]
NY Premiere of great @videofreexfilm @BAMCinemaFest today with Mary Curtis Ratcliff & fellow Freex. #Paleo-YouTube pic.twitter.com/xflwBnCAkD — Peter Samis (@psamis) June 22, 2015 It’s been an active month for the Videofreex. Building on a successful debut in North Carolina, “Here Come the Videofreex” made the rounds in New York last week. In between showings in Brooklyn […]