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Image from DeeDee's Film called "Gringo In Mañanaland" (1995)

Books:

New! Hand-Held Visions: The Uses Of Community Media
By: Halleck, Dee Dee; Halleck, Deedee
Trade Cloth//Illustrated 432 pages
Fordham University Press
Language: English
ISBN: 0823221008

A collection of essays, presentations and lectures written with the aim of developing a critical sense of the potential and limitations of mediated communication.
The author includes a discussion of her own development as a teacher, producer and participant in the struggle for media democracy.

Don't Forget to Order DeeDee's books at your local public or University Library!

Films:

"The Gringo in Mañanaland," 1995. 

"Cuba Video Summit" (with Scott, Cathy & Martinez, CheChe) 1992. 

"Ends and Means: History and Consequences of Anti-Communism in the United States;" Half-hour documentary based on a conference at Harvard University, November, 1988. 

"Video Happening" at the American Film Institute Video Festival. 1986.

"Paper Tiger" Video Installation at the Whitney Museum, NYC. 1985.

"Barco de la Paz," 1984. Distributor: Fellowship of Reconciliation.

"Waiting for the Invasion: US Citizens in Nicaragua," 1983. Distributed by Skip Blumberg.

 

DeeDee Halleck (USA)
DeeDee Halleck is a media activist and co-founder of Paper Tiger
Television and the Deep Dish Satellite Network, San Diego
Independent Media Center. She is a retired Professor in the
Department of Communication at the University of
California at San Diego. Her first film, Children Make
Movies(1961)
, was about a film-making project at the Lillian
Wald Settlement in Lower Manhattan. Mural on Our Street was
nominated for Academy Award in 1965
. She has led media
workshops with elementary school children, reform school youth
and migrant farmers. In 1976 she was co-director of the
Child-Made Film Symposium, which was a fifteen year
assessment of media by youth throughout the world. As president of the Association of Independent Video and Film Makers (AIVF) in the seventies, she led a media reform campaign in Washington, testifying twice before the House Sub-Committee on Telecommunication. She has served as a trustee of the American Film Institute, Women Make Movies and the Instructional Telecommunications Foundation. She has authored numerous articles in Film Library Quarterly, Film Culture, High
Performance, The Independent, Leonardo, Afterimage and other media journals. In 1989 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has organized installations at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Austrian Triennial of Photography, the Wexner Center and the Gallery at the San Francisco Art Institute. She received two Rockefeller Media Fellowships for The Gringo in Mañanaland, a feature film about stereotypes of Latin Americans in U.S. films, which was featured at the Venice Film Festival, the London Film Festival and which won a special jury prize at the Trieste Festival for Latin American Film. She coordinated a twelve part series on the prison industrial complex in the United States entitled, Bars and Stripes. She is on the board of the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers and is a member of the MacBride Roundtable on International Communication. Her book, Hand Held Visions: the Uses of Community Media, just got published by Fordham University Press.
  Dee Dee Halleck is a media activist and founder of Paper Tiger Television and co-founder of the Deep Dish Satellite
Network. Her films include: "Children Make Movies" (1961); "Mural on Our Street" which was nominated for Academy
Award in 1965; "The Gringo in Mañanaland," a feature film about stereotypes of Latin Americans in U.S. films. She
coordinated a twelve part series on the prison industrial complex in the United States entitled, "Bars and Stripes." She is one
of the founders of the Independent Media Center Movement, which has created alternative media centers in fifteen cities
around the world. Her current film project is "Ah: the Hopeful Pageantry of Bread and Puppet," a ten year document of the
experimental theater group.

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