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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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A Year At The Wheel
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richard speck death house, jean shepherd hometown tour including his house, the rec. center named after shep as well as the welcome center that use to house a john dillinger exhibit, a lot of sheep on this date… also includes some south side chicago 'b-roll" of urban bridges and buildings, hegewisch and hammond, indiana included, also some man on the street interviews regarding jean shepherd, what is the best and worst thing about america, what is freedom, do you vote. a lot of south...
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john g. peeler, the c.i.a. assassin who appeared at the wm3 rally talks about assassination plots, murder and how he got away with it, meeting mcveigh and framing folks for crimes they didn't commit… including tony alma, convicted cult leader. john mark byres, father of west memphis victim Christopher Byers and major character in the west memphis three case talks open and honest to the bugbees, so much so that the bugbees were the first to post up the news regarding Terry Hobbs being the main...
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the bugbees put together an infomercial of being shunned to help info the people they were staying with as to who they are and why they were doing the year long trip they were planning on doing. conversation includes: amy's history, living in calumet city, brutal south side life, religion and being raised atheists, basement parties, some cheyenne footage and a visit to an old park amy use to hang out at and shows off a fire truck in the park her father actually drove, a visit to amys high...
Topics: A Year at the Wheel, calumet city, amy bugbee, the bugbees
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mike diana interview the day before the bugbees are supposed to hit the road, some odd footage of their pre-departure, some cheyenne footage and picking up mike diana from the airport, some odd airport "b-roll", mike talks to shanes mother as she asks questions of mike and shane and mikes day in court on obscenity charges, mike talks about the entire history of his case here and a great deal of the mike diana. mike hunt history, being wanted in florida for owing money on a court fine...
Topics: A Year at the Wheel, mike diana, obscenity charges, mike hunt history, florida, free speech,...
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by shane and amy bugbee
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this is a key so you might watch the footage from the a year at the wheel collection (  https://archive.org/details/ayearatthewheel ) in a row, in order, by date, making it the worlds longest documentary... clocking in at over 140 hours of footage.  If the footage listed is out of order when sorted by date on the archive.org site there will be a couple of stars added ** before the words out of order. we would suggest clicking on the url that is following the title in this key. in order to...
Topics: a year at the wheel, bugbee, shane bugbee, amy bugbee, project a year at the wheel, usaodd,...
mara everett, author of the devils knot, a book on the west memphis three and the murders they were convicted of, talks to amy. additional cock of the walk footage was shot and is included here. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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shanes uncle donnie is visited as he readies a car parked on his front lawn for removal, they discus life and fines. donnie shows how to put a car on blocks in your yard. the couple also stop off at the site of the last hanging ( charlie birger ) in the state of illinois cell at the franklin county historical preservation society, they also have a john malkovich section including john malkovich stories… why? because the malkovich family is from the benton, il.. area, civil war history is once...
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interview with hammond, indiana librarian, richard lytle and the environment with hammond environmental education conversation includes: hammond indiana, a circus train wreck, mainly author and raconteur jean shepherd, the environment with hammond environmental education center the interview subject is also asked the person on the street questions: what are you thankful for, more "b-roll" from the hammond, indiana area. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION?...
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west memphis three rally in arkansas, ak hosted by the dixie chicks natalie maines interviews of note: joe berlinger and bruce sinofsky of hbo's paradise lost documentary on the west memphis three, later, a fella who was selling t-shirts to raise money for the wm3.org defense fund talks about how so much money has been raised that lori echoles gave hi back the funds he raised so he could use it for a plane ticket to attend the rally. c.i.a. assassin, j.g. peeler makes his first appearance…...
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this day, one of the first days the bugbees filmed starts with a visit to the humanities festival and a lecture from historian and professor william h mcneill, the audio on the lecture isn't the best, but the later interview audio is great - he gives his history and talks about the history of humanity, ecological crisis, evolution, capitalism, technology, overpopulation, problems - responses to problems and the problems that result from our responses, the climate of concern, his son steps out...
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by Amy & Shane Bugbee
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kids playing on train tracks, that's it. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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this is the day the bugbees are supposed to hit the road for a year, the footage includes the kick off party and making art with mike before the kick off party. footage of the bugbees making birthday cards for shanes grandmother with mike diana and shanes mother, they talk about life in general, nonsense and art… some candid talk too. some great "b-roll" footage of mike diana drawing a picture. next stop, the venue for the bugbees kick off party… sid yiddish gives the bugbees...
Topics: A Year at the Wheel, gg allin, eric freeman, blood letting, steven leyba, shofar, freefest, mike...
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basically the person on the street question: "Joy to the world". conversation includes: our departure, shanes younger brother answers the person on the street question: "Joy to the world", folks at the roselle illinois library also answer the person on the street question: "Joy to the world", christ, peace in the middle east, no hunger in the world, getting rid of religion. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?...
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amy tries to giveaway the cookies she made the night before and after appearing on a morning radio show that was less than kind to her. conversation includes: angry mobs, chicago dj johnny b who harassed amy, local police officer questions their trip, trip issues. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE:...
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mike diana, steve leyba, shane bugbee book signing at quimby's queer store in chicago gigi deluxe also makes an appearance. this footage includes the night shane, amy and mike diana get home from the kick off party and smoke a joint in shanes mothers basement bathroom… the next day shane, amy and mike diana meet up with steven leyba for a book signing and a reading and question and answer presentation… conversation includes: chicago book stores, the soda pop shane and amy produced, amy's...
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more of south side chicago, the hotel florence and pullman neighborhood, the neighbors of fred hampton speak for the first time, a really great interview. sid yidish. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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shane & amy visit amy's mothers house. also visited was a war memorial / veterans park and a odd looking church, the carmelite church in munster indiana... amy's mother talks politics and veterans, veteran hospitals, war, being anti- war, her message to the president, money waisted on veterans memorials and parrks vs. a veterans hospital, very anti leaders and war, all religions getting along before americas intervention, a soldier who murdered an entire iraqi family, the vietnam veteran...
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more tim smith answering what is art and do you vote? decent "b-roll" of roadside signage small town missouri style. st. louis punk rock band, the supermen performance, female wrestler also performs, wayne st.wayne wrestler is spoke of, person on the street questions asked, best thing and worst thing about america. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK??...
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gus' pretzels are toured and the st. louis rock and roll craft show is visited, all are asked the person on the street question - the best and worst thing about america and of course pretzels and craft shows are spoke too. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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artist tim smith shows off his studio, catches a stray bird in his bedroom and we talk fredricktown, art, screen printing, promoting punk and rock shows in a small town carol magnus takes shane & amy on a tour of fredericktown, missouri and talks historic preservation, rebel flag, historic truths, old abe the war eagle, civil war history. person on the street questions asked of some of the residence of fredericktown... the base questions for the rest of the trip start to form here,...
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amy makes peanut butter cookies as shane trys to make a how to video on making peanut butter cookies. conversation includes: making cookies… peanut butter cookies. lot's of baking 'b-roll'. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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louisville, ky has a lot packed into this date, person on the street questions, a visit to the colonel, colonel sanders of course and his grave stone and pizza making interviews include the founder of the lebowski fest, etta rae hirsch the lady running the cemetery colonel sanders is buried at and a lot of folks the bugbees were looking to trade publicity for basic needs… and pizza. questions for the person on the street: why do you love louisville? WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION?...
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terry black, founder of the super smokers BBQ is interviewed about BBQ. super smokers BBQ a lot of BBQ talk, shane even crawls into a smoker with an apple in mouth some driving down streets and bbq preperation 'b-roll' conversation includes: BBQ, terry black tells his tale and how he came about as a BBQ master, BBQ sauce and the regions they come from, meats, missouri bbq, how to make a decent bbq, par boiling vs. slow and low, jay leno, how smokers work, winning culture. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS...
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graceland cemetery, louis sullivan, cook county digital photo project, some personal talk, hammond indiana resident dennis dull and some refinery "b-roll" some topics or questions asked include: what is the best and worst thing about america, what is freedom, do you vote, patriot act, the problem with america. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK??...
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a gun show in louisville, ky where amy found a day job selling the fast holster, then a visit to horror artist jeff gather where the three go on about art… person on the street questions asked are: best and worst thing in america? why do you do what you do? what is art? others question: friends of the NRA. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass...
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the first semi in depth interview the bugbees did was with industrial musician and label owner, martin atkins… the early footage, all of it shows the bugbees finding their way and more importantly, their style and interview backbone. conversation includes: the west memphis three, the best and worst thing about america, why he moved to america, what is success, art, freedom, the bugbees recount their tale of being run out of town, martin sort of interviews the bugbee's, wishes them well and...
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leaving louisville, ky. and heading to sabina, oh. coffee talk, coffee making, best and worst thing about louisville, ky is asked and then we watch joe hills from skcentral.com vomit into a milk jug as we celebrate the new year. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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a cat licking the crotch area of a teddy bear!!! this will end up being the most popular of all the footage uploaded from project a year at the wheel. in this clip the host chose this special talent to show the bugbee's. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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person on the street questions at graceland - best and worst thing about america? and what brings you to graceland. a couple of great answers and faces make this footage worth a look. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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we tour duquoin, il. - shanes grandmothers hometown, the duquoin town folk are asked the person on the street questions - the best and worst thing about america and do you pray. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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by Amy & Shane Bugbee
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brownie making while amys niece plays patty cake with a friend. amy shows off how to make brownies and her niece learns how to shoot video a lot of baking "b-roll" paddy cake "b-roll" WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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cohokia mounds and woodhenge visit. all "b-roll" WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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suburban "b-roll" and staying with family figuring out the next move. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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a visit to an army reserve base for their christmas party including a visit from santa. the person on the street questions asked - the best and worst thing about america? and do you pray? also a lot of two boys fighting, play fighting. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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shane's grandmother talks to the family thru the camera shane's grandma interviewed about xmas and elvis and the love of her life, she also sends a message out to her family via the camera. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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an early podcaster meet-up this is a meeting at the chicago podcasters meet-up, some of the podcasters answer the question - the best and worst thing about america…. really great and very smart answers. The A Year At The Wheel BOOK: https://archive.org/details/sufferandcelebrate_ebook The Suffering and Celebration of Life in America THE BOOK The A Year At The Wheel FULL LENGTH MOVIE: https://archive.org/details/sufferingandcelebrationoflifeinamericamovie - The Suffering and Celebration of...
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the second day of asking person on the street questions asked of the residents of roselle, il. : what do you think would bring joy to the world? some 'b-roll' singing joy to the world bring out troops home... conversation includes: bringing the troops home from iraq, more opportunities. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON...
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making cupcakes with shanes cousin amy and her husband tim making cupcakes and boiling eggs in an antique egg boiler with shanes cousin amy. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass WANT TO GIVE BACK?? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass PLEASE VISIT OUR PATReON PAGE: http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass
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by Shane & Amy Bugbee
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departure day, over a week delayed. shane & amy featured. elgin, ill as the bugbees sponsor leaves them high and dry the depart a few days late. this footage includes: the bugbee's leaving with less than $200. and no credit cards. conversation includes: the adam curry deal falling thru, amy shows her worry and interviews cheyenne, details their departure and plans, shows off the truck we are leaving in. WANT TO HELP WITH THIS COLLECTION? http://www.patreon.com/creativeclass LIKE WHAT YOU...
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