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Item : LEG551.03 - Prism #3

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Prism #3

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  • Statements of responsibility: June 1991: Host and Producer: Robb Atkinson. Host: Kate Stewart. Interviewer: Alan Segal. Director: Wayne Robert. Technical Director: Gordon Inglis. Executive Producer: Malcolm Crane. Produced by West End NTV and Pride Community Foundation. June 1992: Host: Robb Atkinson. Technical Director: Gordon Inglis. Produced by West End NTV and the Pride Community Foundation. July 1991: Host and Executive Producer: Robb Atkinson. Host: Alan Segal. Executive Producer: Karen Bitz. Reviewer: Gerry Kowalenko. Reporter: Paul Lang. Producer and Technical Director: Gordon Inglis. Director: Wayne Robert. Produced by the Pride Community Fund and West End NTV. August 1991: Execute Producers: Malcolm Crane and Karen Bitz. Hosts: Robb Atkinson and Kate Stewart. Imterviewer: Alan Seagal. Producer/Editor: Joe Crowell. Technical Director: Gordon Inglis. Produced by the Pride Community Fund and West End NTV. Vancouver Pride Parade footage provided by Andre Tardif of Stargazer Video Productions.

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  • June 1991-June 1992 (Creation)

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1 videocassette (1 hr., 43 min., 36 sec.) : col., VHS, sd.

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Item is a videocassette containing four episodes of the television news program Prism from 1991 and 1992.

The first episode of Prism is from 1992 (00:00-29:39). Prism reports on location at the Second Annual Stonewall Pride Festival at Sunset Beach and the 5th Annual Two-Spirited Gathering held in Goldbridge, BC. Ian Pringle is interviewed about Outrights: Second Pan-Canadian Conference on Lesbian & Gay Rights held in downtown Vancouver in 1992. Spokesmen for the Primetimers and Squares Across the Border are interviewed. John Elderidge of the Community Safety Program is interviewed regarding violence against gay men. Malcolm Crane of the Pride Community Foundation is interviewed. A Constable of the Vancouver City Police is interviewed.

The second episode of Prism is from 1991 (29:46-55:33). Individuals at the Stonewall Festival in Nelson Park and the vice-chair of the Gay and Lesbian Centre are interviewed about Stonewall history and diversity. The Cowbells and a jeweler are interviewed at the Stonewall festival. Doug Sanders discusses Vancouver in 1969. "Sybil" [Sybel] Thrasher is filmed performing and an Out and About club member is interviewed.

In the third PRISM episode, filmmaker Lorna Bochsman is interviewed about her work. Malcolm Crane of the Pride Community Foundation is interviewed about the history of the Vancouver Pride festival. Gerry Kowalenko reviews two films, Poison and Paris is Burning.

The fourth PRISM episode begins and ends with footage of the Vancouver Pride Parade. It features an interview with Rick Waynes for the Persons with Aids Society about Walk for AIDS.

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Copyright: multiple owners; expiry: not determined.

Copyright of Prism owned by [West End NTV and Pride Community Foundation]. Copyright of the song "Doctor Feelgood" owned by David B. Rector & Aretha Franklin. Copyright of the recording of the song "Doctor Feelgood" performed by Sibel Thrasher owned by [Sibel Thrasher]. Copyright of the song "I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart"owned by [American Record Corporation et al]. Copyright of the recording of "I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" performed by Suzy Bogguss owned by Capitol Records, Inc. Copyright of the song "Planet" owned by Virgin Music, Inc. Copyright of the film [Orpheus and Eurydice] owned by Lorna Boschman [et al]. Copyright of the film Poison owned by [Christine Vachon]. Copyright of the film Paris is Burning owned by [Miramax, LLC.]. Copyright of the footage of the 1991 Vancouver Pride Parade owned by Andre Tardif and Stargazer Vidoe Productions. Copyright of the song "Crazy" owned by Perfect Songs, Ltd. Copyright owners of other sound recordings and performances unknown.

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