Recent Submissions

  • At a Rally for the Harrisburg Seven 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1972)
    Portable Channel traveled to Harrisburg, PA to tape the protesters and activities surrounding the Harrisburg Seven trial. The tapes were used for a Homemade TV episode on religious conscientious objection, called Community ...
  • Bonnie Meets Kodak or Softcore Sexism at the NCTA (1973) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr
    Bonnie Sherr Klein interviews a Kodak spokesperson at the National Cable Television Association conference. Klein asks questions about the use of women as sex symbols to sell products at the conference and why Kodak is ...
  • Protesters at the Harrisburg Seven Trial 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1972)
    Portable Channel traveled to Harrisburg to tape the protesters and activities surrounding the Harrisburg Seven trial. This footage was used for a Homemade TV episode on religious conscientious objection, called Community ...
  • Community Video Program Outdoor Viewing 

    Gale, Larry (1/1/1973)
    Bonnie Sherr Klein and Self Help Productions working on their HOMEMADE TV episode. Portable Channel assisted the black media group to make a program that illustrates the use of video as cultural exchange. To view image ...
  • Police Officer and Protester at the Harrisburg Seven Trial Protest 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1972)
    Portable Channel traveled to Harrisburg to tape the protesters and activities surrounding the Harrisburg Seven trial. This footage was used for a Homemade TV episode on religious conscientious objection, called Community ...
  • Portable Channel Meets Senior Citizens (1972) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr; Manes, Steve; Christoff, Dave (11/1/1972)
    [Original caption] Glimpses of old people as individuals rather than as social statistics. The program includes a 76-year-old woman baking strudel in her apartment, a birthday for the 98-year-olds, a conversation with ...
  • Cable Report (1973) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr; Rockowitz, Sanford (1/1/1973)
    [Original caption] If community television is to be meaningful, involvement by viewers must extend beyond passively watching a program. Cable Report is part of a cable education process. Using half-inch videotapes from the ...
  • Happy Birthday HOMEMADE TV (1973) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr; Rockowitz, Sanford; DiSisti, Judy (1/1/1973)
    [Original caption] A retrospective of the first year of programming on HOMEMADE TV, with an informal discussion of its relation to our television environment and a look at how it is created. First broadcast on WXXI-TV, ...
  • Self-Help Productions (1973) 

    Portable Channel; Self-Help Productions (1/1/1973)
    [Original caption] Produced by a black media group with assistance from Portable Channel, this program illustrates the use of video as a cultural exchange. In its look at two local black organizations, it presents a casual ...
  • Sport and Sex: What About Women? (1973) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr; Portable Channel (1/1/1973)
    Produced by the Women’s Television Project of Portable Channel. A look at Women and girls participating in various sports, coupled with a lively discussion among school administrators, teachers, parents and students around ...
  • Making News (1975) 

    Rockowitz, Sanford (3/1/1975)
    [Original caption] A behind the scenes documentary examining the premises, practices and pressures of the broadcast medium and how they shape commercial news shows. This program won the “DEMMY” award as the best locally ...
  • The Electronic Image (1974) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr; Portable Channel; Vasulka, Woody; Vasulka, Steina (1/1/1973)
    Distinguished video artists Steina and Woody Vasulka demonstrate techniques of video image generation and participate in an electronic jam session.
  • Astral Projections: A Polyfusion of Media 

    Gutstadt, Howard; Klein, Bonnie Sherr; Etra, Bill; Rockowitz, Sanford; Kite, Laddy (1/1/1975)
    The half-hour program features videotapes made during a multi-media event held in the domed Star Theatre of the Strasenburgh Planetarium. Edited together with these videotapes segments are documentary tapes about the event ...
  • Priest and Police Officer Face Off at Harrisburg Seven Trial Protest 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1972)
    Portable Channel traveled to Harrisburg to tape the protesters and activities surrounding the Harrisburg Seven trial. This footage was used for a Homemade TV episode on religious conscientious objection, called Community ...
  • Bonnie Sherr Klein Sets up Television for Audience of Senior Citizens 

    Gale, Larry (1/1/1972)
    Bonnie Sherr Klein sets up a television to show the premier episode of Homemade TV Portable Channel Meets Senior Citizens to the subjects of the documentary. To view image full screen click on the button on the far right ...
  • Women on Women (1973) 

    Klein, Bonnie Sherr (1/1/1973)
    The first program of Portable Channel’s Women’s Television Project, whose members came together to make videotapes expressing positive, alternative images of women. This program includes a talk with a woman newspaper ...
  • Bonnie Sherr Klein and Sanford Rockowitz on Set During the Taping of Cable Report 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1973)
    Bonnie Sherr Klien and Sanford Rockwitz on set during the taping of Homemade TV: Cable Report. Episode Synopsis: If community television is to be meaningful, involvement by viewers must extend beyond passively watching a ...
  • Students Use Portapak to Videotape Parade 

    Gale, Larry (1/1/1973)
    Production still from the Homemade TV episode Free To Be that presents a look at the Atkinson school, an alternative school in Rochester. To view image full screen click on the button on the far right in the navigation bar ...
  • Portable Channel Interviews Woman at Community Center 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1972)
    Production still from the Homemade TV Pilot: Portable Channel Meets Senior Citizens. Image shows Steve Manes, Dave Christoff, unidentified interviewer, and unidentified African American woman. To view image full screen ...
  • Portable Channel Editing Studio with Sony VTR 

    Portable Channel (1/1/1973)
    Portable Channel editing studio with Sony VTR decks (ca. 1973) To view image full screen click on the button on the far right in the navigation bar at the bottom of the image.

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