Critical Writing Index

Looking for the Wild Things4: Gates and Gatekeepers on the Banks of the Free Flow

by DeeDee Halleck

1988 American Film Institute Video Festival, Fall 1988, pp. 36-39

An exhibition catalogue essay discussing the complicated nature of censorship, specifically how it relates to video. A case by case analysis of a number of complex censorship situations is conducted.

ITEM 1988.072 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Behind the Iran Contra AffairBarbra Trent, Gary Meyer, David Kasper, Eve Goldberg

The Secret Government: The Constitution in CrisisBill Moyers, Al Perlmutter, Al Levin

First TuesdayStephen Berger, Stuart Craig Smith

The Day the Cold War Came HomeTony Kahn

San Diego Bus Porter Controversy As Seen From the Padre Trail InnDan Martin, Paul Haddad, Ana Perez

The Helms AmmendmentThe Gay Men's Health Collective

Rights and Reactions: Lesbian and Gay Rights on TrialPhil Zwicker, Jane Lippman

Everyone's ChannelDavid Shulman

From Race to Reason to Lace and LegionPaul Haddad

The Harold Washington ControversyMindy Farber, Kate Horsfield

Paper Tiger Televison: The Weekly MailNeil Lazarus, Kelly Anderson, Catharine Saalfield, Annie Goldson, Chris Bratton, Joel Katz

Tompkins Square Police RiotClayton Patterson

Katya Komisaruk InterviewRobin Doyno, Doug Dibble