Through the medium they call 'totally hidden video,' a group of Harlem 7th graders present a disarming perspective on life in their neighborhoods, at school and on the playgrounds, and at home. Producer Mary Beth Kirchner first explained the use of microphones and tape recorders to a small workshop of 7th graders at The Children's Storefront school, and then let them take over. They've selected the subject matter and conducted the interviews for this humorous and touching self-portrait.
You're on Totally Hidden Video is a SOUNDPRINT Classic produced by Mary Beth Kirshner, with associate producer Carolyn Hopewell. Special thanks to the Children's Storefront School in Harlem. The program was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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