Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries

Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries

A video made to accompany an art exhibit at The Spertus Museum addressing the relationships of African Americans and American Jews. This video takes you in to the studios of 12 artists, six Black and six Jewish, as they prepare their work for the show.

Media Burn Archive was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to digitize a collection of 100 tapes of camera original footage shot for Chicago Crossings. This exclusive footage can be viewed at mediaburn.org.

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Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries

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  • Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries

    A video made to accompany an art exhibit at The Spertus Museum addressing the relationships of African Americans and American Jews. This video takes you in to the studios of 12 artists, six Black and six Jewish, as they prepare their work for the show.

    Media Burn Archive was awarded a grant fr...

  • Chicago Crossings — Extended Unfinished Film

    Directors Gordon Quinn and Jerry Blumenthal began work on an extended film based off the short video they made to accompany the exhibition at the Spertus Museum. However, the extended feature length film was never completed. This rough cut contains some of the additional footage and interviews in...

  • Gerda Meyer-Bernstein Raw Footage Clip

    On May 16, 2018, the Chicago Cultural Center hosted a screening of Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries followed by a panel discussion with Othello Anderson, Gerda Meyer-Bernstein, and Gordon Quinn. This short video showcased some of the camera original footage that did not make it in to the...

  • Othello Anderson Raw Footage Clip

    On May 16, 2018, the Chicago Cultural Center hosted a screening of Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries followed by a panel discussion with Othello Anderson, Gerda Meyer-Bernstein, and Gordon Quinn. This short video showcased some of the camera original footage that did not make it in to the...

  • Chicago Crossings Panel Discussion

    On May 16, 2018, the Chicago Cultural Center hosted a screening of Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries followed by a panel discussion with Othello Anderson, Gerda Meyer-Bernstein, and Gordon Quinn. The panel was moderated by Harrison Sherrod from Pentimenti Productions. The event was presen...

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