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Scribe Video Center

Overview
Works: 44 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 820 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Short films  Juvenile works  Interviews  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: E185.97.D73, 323
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scribe Video Center
W.E.B. Du Bois a biography in four voices( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four prominent African-American writers each write and narrate a period in the life of the sociologist and author W.E.B. Du Bois. They chronicle Du Bois' role as a founder of the NAACP, organizer of the first Pan-African Congress, editor of Crisis, a journal of the black cultural renaissance, and author of a series of landmark sociological studies. Anathematized during the McCarthy years, Du Bois immigrated to Ghana, the first independent African state, where he died
The bombing of Osage Avenue( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the military-style eviction of the Philadelphia-based project M.O.V.E., which turned an American neighborhood into a war zone
Louise Alone Thompson Patterson in her own words( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A short documentary tracing the life and times of Louise Alone Thompson Patterson, a civil rights and labor activist who was dubbed Madame Moscow for her role in America's communist movement."--Www.twn.org
Muslim voices of Philadelphia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muslim voices of Philadelphia, a community media project, explores the rich histories of Islam in the Philadelphia area. Local religious and cultural organizations produced collaborative documentaries on diverse topics, including conversion stories, histories of key institutions, immigration, and experiences of women in Islam
DHS give us back our children( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this short documentary, mothers, grandmothers and others come together to reclaim children from the foster care industry. Three women and the self-help group they work with must take on the Philadelphia Department of Human Services and a privatized child welfare industry which devalues the bond between mother and child, penalizes impoverished families and demonizes poor women-headed households, disproportionately removing children of color into foster care
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short documentary films that survey bypassed neighborhoods in the Philadelphia region. Produced and directed by neighborhood residents, Precious Places is a regional history, an occasion for neighbors to tell their own stories and talk about the people and places that make their communities unique. Volume 5 features 8 videos covering themes that include race relations, racial segregation and integration, urban renewal, community arts, women's issues and spaces of worhip
Rape stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In October 1979, Margie Strosser was raped in the elevator of her apartment building. Two weeks later, she asked a friend to interview her about the incident. Ten years later, she remembers and recounts the rape, revealing the emotional texture of the experience and the reshaping of the event through memory. Between these two distant and disparate versions of the same story, slips a third, that of the video narration, which integrates the experience over time, revealing the process of recovery. Candid and intimate, Rape Stories speaks to women's common fears and the importance of telling our stories, however painful
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short documentary films that survey bypassed neighborhoods in the Philadelphia region. Produced and directed by neighborhood residents, Precious Places is a regional history, an occasion for neighbors to tell their own stories and talk about the people and places that make their communities unique. Volume 6 features 8 videos covering themes that include race relations, racial segregation and integration, urban renewal, community arts, community gardens and parks, and cemeteries
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short documentary films that survey bypassed neighborhoods in the Philadelphia region. Produced and directed by neighborhood residents, Precious Places is a regional history, an occasion for neighbors to tell their own stories and talk about the people and places that make their communities unique. Volume 4 features 10 videos covering themes that include urban green spaces, immigration, religion, racial segregation and integration and urban renewal
Reconstruction, Inc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstruction, Inc. is a four year rehabilition program for convicted two-time violent offenders in the Philadelphia area. Reconstruction helps former inmates re-establish themselves in the community. This documentary considers the effects of this program on its participants, their families, and the North Philadelphia community in which the participants reside
Todo el mundo dance!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrant in the Dance on Camera Festival 2002. Documentary exploring the many different facets of dance in Philadelphia. Kim Y. Bears discusses theatrical dance and the contribution of Joan Myers Brown to making ballet training available to African-American dancers. Rennie Harris discusses the development of a universal technique and philosophy in hip-hop dancing, and notes Latino influences on hip-hop. Tony Nieves discusses salsa dancing and its origins. Myra Bazell discusses how many different dance forms and ethnic cultures combine in her jazz dance teaching and choreography. Brenda Dixon Gottschild discusses the cotillions held for the city's African-American debutantes
Precious places, the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the past six years Scribe Video Center has collaborated with dozens of community groups in Philadelphia, Camden, Chester, Coatesville, and Ardmore to produce 61 neighborhood histories, with up to ten more beginning production this summer. Through Precious Places, Philadelphia now joins the ranks of other cities such as New York and Los Angeles in having a citywide oral history project. With Precious Places, however, the community members themselves create their own videos about the people and places that make our city unique
Face to face (it's not what you think)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Face to Face explores the high-school aged Asian-American experience in Philadelphia. Includes interviews with youths discussing the impact of racism, stereotypes, police/community relationships, and gangs on Philadelphia's teenage Asian-American population
Teens on sex( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers the teen perspective on sex using interviews and skits to illustrate common myths, communication issues, and possible consequences of sexual activity
Precious places 2005 Philadelphia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On July 23, 2005, ten neighborhood groups in Philadelphia, Camden and Ardmore participated in a unique community video history project -- Precious Places. On a single day, members of neighborhood organization who had been trained in filmmaking and research techniques, dispersed throughout the region recording stories of past grandeur, current struggles, and future aspirations for their communities. Scribe conceived the Precious Places community history project as a way for neighborhood residents to document the people, buildings, public spaces and landmarks that hold the memory of a community and define where we live."--Scribe.org
May day takeover( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentation of the May 1, 1990, housing takeover staged by Dignity Housing, an organization of homeless and formerly homeless people working for permanent housing soultions to the shelter crisis
The Body works( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This film examines the complex network of systems that compose the human body. Using models of the human body and live photography that illustrates the body functioning in a variety of situations, "The Body works" details how the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive and nervous systems operate."--Label from container
 
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