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Rhino BBQ

Underexposed scenes from a backyard barbecue in Logan Square, featuring members of the "Logan Square Rhinos" — a group of small gauge filmmakers th...
Plant Oddities

A film produced by John Ott highlighting various plants which exhibit unusual behavior. These include the pitcher plant, sundew, Venus flytrap, and...
Baton Lounge

Footage documenting a toy drive – “Toys for Tots” – held at a leather bar / motorcycle club in Chicago, called the Baton Lounge. The club was origi...
The Filmmaker

Documentary film made about Chicago independent filmmaker Tom Palazzolo for the United States Information Agency.
1966: Peace March - Heads

Footage of a large anti-war demonstration in 1966. People can be seen carrying signs; one person has even covered their dog in anti-war slogans. Th...
80s Pilsen Backyard Circus

Silent footage of an amateur circus performance in a backyard in the Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen in the 1980s.
Julia - Urbana - Apt. - Light Pattern - Leg/feet

Experimental short featuring light and shadow patterns around an apartment and on filmmaker Chuck Kleinhans' legs and feet. It was likely made whil...
Pizza Commercial @ Rodney's w/ John - Me

Chicago artists Rodney Quiriconi, John Heinz, Marcia Daehn and Tom Palazzolo playfully film each other eating Celeste brand sausage pizza by candle...
The Mini Mystery Tour

"A search for the true identity of the Beatles walrus. Is he preserved in stone in Crystal Palace Park? Is he lurking in Henry VIII's suit of armor...
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A short film depicting the white supremacist ideology of the National Socialist Party of America and its former leader, Frank Collin. The film adop...
This is Synchronized Swimming

Instructional film that demonstrates the basic strokes used in synchronized swimming and such routines as dolphin, porpoise, somersaults, corkscrew...
A Step in Time Saves Nine

Industrial film detailing how Avon Cosmetics factory workers can be more productive.
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A documentary short depicting attendees of the 13th annual Chicago Gay and Lesbian Pride Parade rallying against the American Nazi Party in Lincoln...
Coffee

Time-lapse footage of a coffee plant blooming.

Ott shot his time-lapse plant footage in his Winnetka greenhouse. He installed automatic...
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