Deedee Halleck

Deedee
Halleck

DeeDee Halleck is a media activist and co-founder of Paper Tiger Television and the Deep Dish Satellite Network, the first grass roots community television network. She is Professor Emerita in the Department ...

Films

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    Children Make Movies
    Experimental

    Children Make Movies
    Deedee Halleck

    16mm, color and b/w, sound, 9 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Children / Youth
    • Appropriation / Detournement
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    Jaraslawa

    Jaraslawa
    Deedee Halleck

    16mm, color, sound, 9 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Ethnographic
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    Meadows Green
    Experimental

    Meadows Green
    Deedee Halleck

    16mm, color, sound, 23.25 min
    Rental format: 16mm

Biography

DeeDee Halleck is a media activist and co-founder of Paper Tiger Television and the Deep Dish Satellite Network, the first grass roots community television network. She is Professor Emerita 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. Her film, 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.