Info on Third World Newsreel (fwd)

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Mon, 8 Dec 1997 08:36:20 -0800 (PST)

Forwarding info re Third World Newsreel's foray into digital...

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
510-643-8566
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 1997 22:21:33 -0500 (EST)
From: Third World Newsreel <twn@twn.org>
To: webmaster@tcf.ua.edu, ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
Subject: Info on Third World Newsreel

Information that your constituency may be interested in -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please forward to everyone!

PREVIEW NEW WEBSITE AND ON LINE CATALOG
Launching
THIRD WORLD NEWSREEL'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY "Reversal To Digital"

http://www.twn.org

Good news for curators, teachers, writers, librarians, artists, community
groups, programmers, activists, cultural workers and independent producers!
An expanding on-line project of Third World Newsreel, for 30 years the
leading edge of independent visions in moving image media. Innovative
documentaries, features, short narratives, experimental, avant-garde, and
social issue work from the 60's to today.

Third World Newsreel's New Website Features:

-On Line Catalog with Browse and Search capability;
-Key Word Search on 250 independent films and videos;
-Check out WHAT'S NEW for screenings, special events, New Releases and
Staff Pick Quick Flicks;
-Training and Technical Assistance opportunities for emerging artists;
-Download order forms, applications for artist support programs;
-Links to related sites;
-More stills, graphics and information;
-Contact us by e-mail

TWN's On Line Catalog features works by over 200 artists including Julie
Dash, Third World Newsreel Workshop, Isaac Julien, Camille Billops, Shu Lea
Cheang, Portia Cobb, Luis Valdovino, Arthur Jafa, Lourdes Portillo, Sankofa
Film and Video Collective, Arlene Bowman, Michelle Parkerson, Cheryl Dunye,
Randy Redroad, Chris Eyre, Not Channel Zero, Roddy Bogawa, Thomas Allen
Harris, Trinh T. Minh Ha, Charles Burnett, Tania Cypriano and many more.

Contact Third World Newsreel (TWN) for more information:
by e-mail at twn@twn.org
or
Third World Newsreel, 335 West 38th Street, 5th Floor, NY NY 10018
Tel: 212 947-9277 x. 300 (Distribution) or x. 304 (General)
Fax: 212 594-6417

Major support for this project provided by ArtsWire, the John D. & Catherine
T. MacArthur Foundation, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the National
Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts.