Our newest Featured Video comes to us from Spy Hop Productions, a youth media arts and education center located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Keisha Knows follows Mo and Ali, two self-identified butch lesbians trying to build a romance. This "rat-pack" style, queer love story was produced by Global Action Project's SupaFriends, a program that focuses on LGBTQ youth stories.
Paper Tiger Television (PPTV) is a group of video artists, activists and scholars that originally came together in the early eighties to pioneer a public access show that engaged in thoughtful, highly inventive media criticism. On almost zero budget, the group used marker-drawn sets and an improvisational style to critique the slick production values of the corporate media that dominated the airwaves. Paper Tiger Reads Paper Tiger Television captures a history of the media activist collective and includes rare clips from the public access show and interviews with founding members such as DeeDee Halleck. If you scroll forward to 21:06, you'll catch NAMAC Blogger Patricia Zimmermann "reading" Variety. Learn more about what PPTV is up to these days by visiting their website: http://papertiger.org/.
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Pacific’s underwater creatures like giant jellyfish or great white sharks? Or are you interested in dark matter, or the science of sleep? Whether you’re a science nerd or just interested great stories, KQED’s Multimedia QUEST series is that perfect marriage of science education and public media. The series uses television, radio and web content to tell stories about the people involved in science and environmental issues around the San Francisco Bay Area.