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So What!: Young Queers United for Empowerment

Documentary about a student group at the University of California, Berkeley who identify themselves as queer latinos. Looks at why students join the goup and what they learn from being involved. Features spoken word performances, personal and group interviews and scenes from the 3rd Annual Queer People of Color Summit. 2008. 33 min.

Sorority

Program about the sorority social life and rites and pressure of sorority members to conform. Women in the documentary are students and alumnae of the University of California at Berkeley. Produced by Pamela Rorke and Garth Lewis. Jerry Landis. 50 min.

Soweto to Berkeley.

Documentary on the anti-apartheid and divestment movement at U.C. Berkeley. Interviews with student leaders. 1988. 60 min.

Student Activism in the 1960's. Part 2

Sound and silent television news film clips of college student activism in the 1960's. Includes student anti-discrimination demonstrations, sit-in and arrests at a Cadillac dealership in San Francisco, Free Speech Movement rallies in Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley with interview with Nina Spitzer, FSM organizer; FSM rally on November 10, 1964 in response to the Regents vote on disciplinary actions for FSM participants; Joan Baez singing and discussing her attendance at the rally and an interview with Mario Savio commenting on the Regents vote. KRON-TV, 1964.

Student Activism in the 1960's. Part 3

Sound and silent television news film clips of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964. Includes scenes of Dec. 7, 1964 special convocation at the Greek Theater with excerpts from a speech by Professor Robert Scalapino and president Clark Kerr; scenes of Mario Savio being restrained from speaking; Art Goldberg, FSM leader addressing the Greek Theater crowd; Savio addressing the press after the Greek Theater incident; Jack Weinberg addressing the rally after the Regent's vote.

Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 1: Freedom Summer, the Free Speech Movement and the emerging Left.

The panel of four former FSM activists examine the relationship between the various social movements of the 60s as they intersected with the Free Speech Movement including the emerging civil rights movement, the beginnings of Black power and the new emerging political left. Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Robert P. Moses, Battina Aptheker, Jack Weinberg, Steve Weissman. 2001. 160 min.

Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 2: The Vietnamization of the Berkeley Campus.

The panel of speakers examine the conjuncture between the Free Speech Movement and the escalating nationwide protest against the Vietnam War. Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Marilyn Milligan (as read by Lynn Hollander Savio), Orville Schell, Peter Dale Scott, Leon Wofsy. 2001. 102 min. Part of a conference presented on April 13-14, 2001 in conjuction with the completion of the Free Speech Movement Digital Archive Project of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 3: Movements in Education Reform and Experimentation.

The panel of speakers address the question: What impact did the Free Speech Movement have on educational reform and experimental educational programs? Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Charles P. Henry, Nigel Young, Carlos Munoz. 2001. 89 min. Part of a conference presented on April 13-14, 2001 in conjuction with the completion of the Free Speech Movement Digital Archive Project of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. The conference that revisits the social context and lasting legacy of the 1960s Free Speech Movement at UCB

Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 4: The New Left: Language and Politics.

The panel of former FSM activists address the impact of the emerging new left political idealogies of the 1960s and its interconnections with the Free Speech Movement. Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Wini Breines, Rebecca Klatch, Jeff Lustig, Sheldon Wolin. 2001. 99 min. Part of a conference presented on April 13-14, 2001 in conjuction with the completion of the Free Speech Movement Digital Archive Project of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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