Episode 12

“All That I Marry” by Carol Coren profiles married women talking about their different views of marriage in 1978.…

Episode 12

Student films from students attending the School of Media and Communication during the 1970s and 1980s are shown.…

From the Temple Student Film Vault: Episode 11

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“Fear of Dentistry,” made in 1986 by Lorraine and Frank Petrie, is an experimental humorous short film featuring everything from campy horror B movie tropes, Monopoly boards, a movie within a movie, abusive nuns, and more.…

Episode 10

Lead Baby provides a look at lead poisoning and brain damage in children, the links of which were just beginning to come out at the time.…

Episode 9

Episode 9

Kristen’s Father (1983) by Robert Steele tells his story of his battle for shared custody of his daughter with his ex-wife and depicts how courts often rule in the mother’s favor.…

Episode 8

“The Horses of Kensington” tells the story of the children living in Kensington riding and tending to horses and ponies in the early 70s.…

Episode 7

Episode 7

Wedding Day (1975) by Leon Oboler follows the events leading up to and the wedding ceremony for one couple.…

Episode 6

Episode 6

Volunteers (1978) by Leon Oboler profiles the Shamokin City Fire Department.…

Episode 5

The Birthday (1977) by Edwin Moses makes a close examination of the city at that time, reflecting on America during it’s 200th year and presenting a look back at evolving expectations in a tumultuous time.…