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What's it called? Being poor in New Orleans series.
Who published it? [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
What's it like? 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 90 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Helpful notes! Title from title frames.
Originally produced by The Center for New American Media in 1979.
What's it about? Beginning in 1977, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez produced a series of half-hour documentaries about New Orleans' challenges called Being poor in New Orleans. The programs were broadcast on WGNO-TV (Channel 26) and produced under the auspices of NOVAC, the New Orleans Video Access Center. Presenting some of the first independent TV documentaries made in New Orleans, the series was a pathbreaking look at New Orleans' problems and raised a number of issues about inequality that had not been aired in the city's media at the time. All three films deal with topics that are still a part of New Orleans' everyday challenges, while presenting a time-capsule of the people and the streets of the city almost forty years ago. Produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker.
Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Poor -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
New Orleans (La.) -- Economics.
It's a special thing! Documentary films.
More people who helped! Alvarez, Louis, director, producer.
Kolker, Andrew, director, producer.
Kanopy (Firm)
Special numbers! 1098693 Kanopy
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