on a link to view video clips
"Contaminated Forever: Deadly Impact of Depleted Uranium Weapons"
Wes Rehberg and artist and social policy analyst Eileen Rehberg have
produced and filmed "Contaminated Forever," a 1-hour and 45-minute
documentary film to help in the effort to expose the terrible
consequences of the use of so-called depleted uranium weapons (DU) for
test purposes and in the battlefield. These weapons were used in
Iraq, the Balkans, on testing grounds throughout the United States, and
possibly in Afghanistan, Panama and Lebanon, with their poison dust
afflicting soldiers and civilians. Their nanoparticle fallout, in the
earth, has a half-life of 4.5 billion years, ready to be inhaled or
ingested, where, inside the body, they pass through cell walls to begin
their radioactive and toxic damage. Click on links immediately above to
view a 5-minute intro ...
Challenge" - feature-length documentary
Chattanooga’s homeless and those who
provide care finally get a voice in this 94-minute documentary by Wes
Rehberg that describes the dilemmas of homelessness and the situations
homeless persons and caregivers, many faith-based, face daily. The
documentary includes interviews with presently and formerly homeless
persons as well as care providers; interventions offered; and
first-person descriptions of homelessness difficulties. Click above to
Chattatonia," a documentary video collage
"Tracing Chattatonia" is a 45-minute nonlinear
documentary impression and video collage filmed in Chattanooga,
Tennessee, following creative themes embraced in two short earlier
videos, "Night Survey," and "Night Survey By 2." The film contains
spontaneously "found" scenes from the Chattanooga region, compiled
experimentally and interpretively, as a video collage on a timeline.
Trailers can be viewed at the link above.
Protest Visit By President Bush
"Chattanooga Protesters Slam Bush Visit" is a
documentary video sketch of a demonstration organized and conducted
mainly by students at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the
city's downtown area on February 21, 2007 to protest a visit that day
by President George W. Bush.
* Sandhill Cranes Viewing at the Hiwassee Refuge in Tennessee
"Sandhill Cranes Viewing" is a 4-minute video
sketch filmed at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge during a February 2007
public viewing in Tennessee. The refuge during this time had 15,000
Sandhill Cranes and three Whooping Cranes at its site, as they migrated
southward from Wisconsin. Many remain at the refuge during the winter
due to warming trends, according to state wildlife officials..
Ceremony for Chattanooga
homeless who died in 2006
Chattanooga Community Kitchen annually offers a
ceremony for homeless persons it encounters throughout the year who
passed on. The documentary impression was filmed in high-definition
format by Wes Rehberg and is reproduced in RealMedia and Windows Media
"Night Survey" -- filmed in
Eileen Rehberg goes downtown to conduct a survey
and Wes Rehberg follows along and ambles around with a video camera.
The video was filmed in high-definition format is reproduced in a
..." - a documentary notion
"Elisions..." looks at the right here, right now
with spontaneously "found" familiar northwest USA objects/subjects and
weaves these as an experimental documentary that respects surfaces and
looks beneath them. The video was filmed in high-definition format and
is reproduced here in a widescreen streaming Windows Media version.
"Night Survey By 2" - a
"Night Survey By 2" also looks at the right here,
right now with spontaneously "found" familiar Chattanooga, TN
objects/subjects, now in downtown Chattanooga, TN and weaves these as
an experimental documentary that respects surfaces and looks beneath
them. The video was filmed in high-definition format and is reproduced
here in a streaming Windows Media version in wide-screen format.
Mill Art & Craft Fest" -- filmed in Whitwell, TN
This impression is a casual and lyrical sketch of a
visit to the annual art and craft fair at Ketner's Mill, in Whitwell,
Tennessee, an annual gathering. The video was filmed in high-definition
format is reproduced in a Shockwave/Flash version.
Survey 2" -- filmed in downtown Chattanooga
Eileen Rehberg returns downtown to conduct a survey
while Wes Rehberg ambles around, sketching surfaces and textures with a
video camera. The video was filmed in high-definition format is
reproduced in a Shockwave/Flash version.
Scott sings under Chattanooga homeless bridge site
Don Scott has been homeless over the years and for
a time slept under the Veterans Bridge in Chattanooga, a place where he
was also beaten, shoved into the Tennessee River by persons who prey on
homeless people, and subsequently hospitalized. The video was filmed in
high-definition format is reproduced in a Shockwave/Flash version.
Day of Peace Vigil in downtown Chattanooga
This impression is a sketch of a vigil in downtown
Chattanooga commemorating the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21,
2006. The video was filmed in high-definition format and is reproduced
in Shockwave/Flash and RealPlayer versions.
Sketches - video impressions of the city
This site is for video sketches begun in
Chattanooga, TN, since November 2005, the date of our arrival. They are
random sketches, thus incomplete, yet which seek to give a sense of our
encounters with the city, recorded in studio quality video format..
Sketches - random video impressions
Short video sketches randomly created. As sketches,
they are incomplete though thematic, which offer a creative sensibility
through impressions produced in studio quality video format.
Kathy Kelly: 'This Is My Song' - video
snapshot of Voices in the Wilderness founder's tribute to Jon &
Jean den Herder of the Holland, MI, Peacemakers, during a presentation
in Holland on her journeys to Iraq to bring humanitarian aid.
la Torre on free trade impacts - video
of a documentary interview with Miguel de la Torre of Iliff Theological
Seminary in Denver, on the ethical, moral, social, political and
cultural impacts of present and pending free trade agreements in the
Milanowski, nonviolent activist in resistance-video
Video trailer of a documentary interview with Jasiu
Milanowski, longtime Michigan nonviolent activist and his work in
resistance in the face of militarism, racism, violent oppression, as
well as the compassionate philosophy that underlies his work.
"Two Years Later: Iraq War's Tragic Toll" - video
On-line video of a vigil marking the second
anniversary of the Iraq War, staged by the Holland, MI, Peacemakers, in
which the names of 1,518 U.S. military killed in the war were read
aloud to a drum beat. This short documentary was also featured at the
2005 Great Lakes Independent Film Festival.
Two '90s Binghamton NY Protests" - video
video clip of two mid-90s Binghamton, NY, protests, one against a
welfare fingerprinting proposal, the other against the School of the
Memoirs - Comstock Junction" - documentary
Video trailer of 59-minute video documentary by Wes
Rehberg that covers two families' human rights work since 1991 in
Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, central and Chiapas Mexico, Cuba and
Palestine, as well a their personal encounters.
Sketches: Vigil in Support of Cindy Sheehan" - video
21-minute on-line video documentary of a Holland,
Michigan, vigil in support of Cindy Sheehan in her effort, in the wake
of her son's death in the Iraq war, to bring the troops home and speak
to President Bush.
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