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Monster in a box: The seventh annual Dallas Video Festival celebrates the individuality, potential, and excesses of the tube

by Tom Sime

Dallas Observer, Nov. 5, 1992, p. 15

A selection of the author's choices for the most interesting videos on the schedule at the 1992 Dallas Video Festival, including Animal Appetites, by Michael Cho, about two Cambodian immigrants in California who were charged with animal abuse after eating a dog, Back Alley Detroit, about the years leading up to the Roe v. Wade decision, Growing Up and Liking It, by Susan Terrill, featuring interviews of women talking about their first periods, and The Civil War: The Lost Episode, a parody of The Civil War by Ken Burns, by Patric Verrone.

ITEM 1992.086 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Animal AppetitesMichael Cho

Growing Up and Liking ItSusan Terrill

A Period PieceZainabu Davis

Molly Grows UpRick Prelinger

The Civil War ParodyDoug Chamberlin

The Civil War ParodyChris Webb

The Civil War: The Lost EpisodePatric Verrone