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[Schwartz, Frederic] THINK: Global

This lecture is presented by Frederic Schwartz, an award winning architect and planner with particular expertise in affordable, sustainable housing. Schwartz has been selected by the citizens of New Orleans and the New Orleans City Planning Commission to re-plan one third of the city for 40% of its post-Hurricane Katrina population. After the terrorists attacks of 9/11 he founded THINK-- an international group of architects selected to master plan and re-imagine Ground Zero. This event took place at the University of California, October 7, 2009. 87 min.

[Schwarzer, Mitchell] Windshield city

A lecture by Mitchell Schwarzer, architectural historian, author and assoc. professor of Architecture and Art History at the California College of Arts and Crafts. In this lecture he reads from his recent book "Zoomscape," about driving on the freeway as an architectural experience. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 28, 2002. 90 min.

[Seale, Bobby] A Talk with Bobby Seale [Sound Recording]

Interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson. Los Angeles: Pacifica Tape Library, 1969. Media Resources Center ; UCB Bancroft A

[Seale, Bobby] Interview with Bobby Seale

Interview on the subject of the Black Panther Party. 16 min. NOTE: poor image and sound quality in some portions.

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[Seale, Bobby] Staggerlee: A Conversation with Black Panther Bobby Seale

A portrait of Bobby Seale of the Black Panther Party, interviewed from San Francisco County Jail, February 13, 1970. Directed by Francisco Newman. 58 min.

[Seale, Bobby] Trial of Bobby Seale. [Sound Recording]

Los Angeles: Pacifica Radio Archive, 1986. UCB Bancroft

[See It Now] Current Events, 1950's Style: 1951/1952.

Contains: Nixon's "Checkers" speech (9/23/52), See it now (12/23/51), See it now (2/24/52), See it now (6/29/52). In the "Checker's speech" Richard Nixon responds to accusations of receiving illegal campaign contributions. See It Now produced in the 50s by CBS, though not television's first public affairs program, was surely its most significant. Hosted by Edward R. Murrow, it was the first public affairs show to use its own film footage instead of newsreel; no interviews were rehearsed and it pioneered the use of field producers, who supervised the filming on location. Its first show on Nov. 18, 1951 marked the first commercial coast-to-coast television broadcast. c1985. 112 min.

Related web sites: Edward R. Murrow information (Museum of Broadcast Communications)

[See It Now] The Best of See It Now.

Hosted by Mike Wallace, this documentary presents original footage from the CBS See It Now television series in which Edward R. Murrow documented the news of the previous week, inviting viewers to witness history and to meet the people directly shaping events. Uses original footage from the CBS See It Now television series in which Edward R. Murrow documented the news of the previous week, inviting viewers to witness history and to meet the people directly shaping events. c1991. Contents: The Korean War, Desegregation in the South, The Eisenhower/Taft election, The quality of American schools, Peacetime uses of atomic energy, A discussion with the scientists who discovered nuclear energy, Flying into the eye of Hurricane Edna, Flooding of the Missouri River, A conversation with Carl Sandburg, Marian Anderson's goodwill tour of Asia, Two American originals: Grandma Moses and Louis Armstrong. c1991. 110 min. web web sites: Edward R. Murrow information (Museum of Broadcast Communications)

[Segal, Rafi and Weizman, Eyal] A The Politics of Israeli Architecture: Rafi Segal and Eyal Weizman.

A lecture presented by architects Rafi Segal and Eyal Weizman, centering on issues from their book, "A civilian occupation, the politics of Israeli architecture." The lecture is followed by a panel discussion and question and answer session about their presentation and the concurrent exhibit on the topic at Kroeber Hall. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on March 10, 2004. 103 min.

[Sendak, Maurice] Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak

This is a deeply moving portrait of Maurice Sendak, a seminal talent who is conflicted with his success, and whose lifelong obsession with death has subtly and ironically influenced his work. Now 81, Sendak is best known for his first book, Where the wild things are, which he wrote after spending ten years as an illustrator. Through his own words, firsthand photos, and illustrations, Sendak offers a rare, intimate, and unexpected look at his exceptional life. Directors, Lance Bangs, Spike Jonze. Special features: Maurice at the World's Fair, a humours take on a story from Maurice's childhood, with Spike Jonze and Catherine Keener; Q&A with Spike Jonze and Maurice Sendak at the Museum of Modern Art; Maurice's birthday tribute with Meryl Streep, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener; exclusive essay by Tony Kushner. 2009. 88 min.

[Serra, Richard] Smithson and Serra: Beyond Modernism?

Robert Smithson and Richard Serra both believed that sculpture should have a dialog with its environment. This program explores the challenging dialectic of the site-specific sculpture of Smithson and Serra through examples of their work. In an interview, Serra discusses the aspects of time and context in relation to his art as well as the influence of Smithson. Originally produced in 2002 as a program in the BBC television series: Modern art, practices and debates. Dist.: Films Media Group. 25 min.

[Serra, Richard] The Trial of Tilted Arc.

The art work on trial is Richard Serra's public sculpture, "Tilted Arc", commissioned by the U.S. government and sited in New York City's Federal Plaza since 1981. The hearing questioned government commitment to freedom of artistic expression, and fundamentally "what is art". 1989. 56 min.

[Seurat, Georges] Point Counterpoint: The Life and Work of Georges Seurat, 1859-1891. (Portrait of an Artist; 9 )

Provides a close look at Seurat's pointillist technique and masterful draftsmanship, highlighted by conversations with modern artists Henry Moore and Bridget Riley. c1979. 75 min.

[Shahn, Ben] Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice

This program presents the biography of an artist who fused political awareness with modernism. Rare television and radio interviews recorded before Shahn's death in 1969 complement a retrospective of his paintings, sketches, and photographs. Also featured are interviews with Shahn's biographer, Howard Greenfeld; his widow, Bernarda Bryson Shahn; his daughter, Judith Shahn and others. Dist.: Films Media Group. 2002. 57 min.

[Shen, Carol] Compact & Balanced Development.

Architects, Manuel Perez, David Goodale, Tom Lollini, Brian Dougherty, Carol Shen. Narrators, Garret Murai, Aimee Rutledge, Paul Welch, Rochelle Zanini. 1994. 10 min.

[Sherman, Cindy] Cindy Sherman Transformations

Shows Sherman's photographs of herself impersonating various fictitious characters presenting the numerous roles women play in the world. She depicts woman as housewife, sex symbol, lover, seductress, victim, monster and more. This program covers Sherman's shows of color photographs at Metro Pictures in 1981 and 2000. Includes a rare 1981 interview with Sherman and recent interviews with Helene Winer, her dealer and art critic Peter Schjeldahl. c2002.

[Sherman, Cindy] Cindy Sherman, An Interview

Three short films about artistic photographers. In "Cindy Sherman," Sherman is interviewed about her mock B-movie stills with herself as protagonist. In "Richard Prince", Prince speaks about experiences that influenced his art, which appropriates images from commercial advertising and travelogues and accentuates their rhetoric. In "Laurie Simmons, a teaser", Laurie Simmons is filmed at work photographing her friends swimming underwater and she speaks on her "mermaid fantasy" photography. Film originally produced in 1982.

[Sherman, Cindy] Nobody's Here But Me: Cindy Sherman

Interviewed for the first time on film, New York photographer Cindy Sherman explains and illustrates what motivates her picture-making as her photographs feature only herself in various guises and locations. 1994. [preservation copy];

[Short, Alan] A Decade of Making Green Buildings in Europe.

A lecture by architect Alan Short, professor of architecture and dean of the Faculty of Art & Design at De Montfort University, UK. He founded Short & Associates in London in 1996, an architectural firm that focuses on the design of sustainable architecture at the public scale. October 19, 2000. 80 min.

[Shortridge, Steven] Making Access

A lecture presented by Steven Shortridge of Callas Shortridge Architects, based in Culver City, California. Focuses on the strengths of West Coast practice, including an interest in place and material. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 2, 2005. 56 min.