Deep Dish TV

About this original series

For 22 years Deep Dish has been a laboratory for new, democratic and empowering ways to make and distribute video. It has been a hub for linking thousands of artists, independent videomakers, programmers, and social activists. The network has produced and distributed over 300 hours of television series that challenge the supprssion of awareness, the curruption of language, and the perversion of logic that characterizes so much of commercial media. With humor, passion, creative flair and very low budgets, Deep Dish TV artists and producers have developed provocative video series exploring issues that profoundly impact our lives.

  • # Episodes

    104 episodes
  • Rating

    TV-G

Episodes of Deep Dish TV

    • Where Should the Birds Fly? Promo

      “Where should we go after the last frontiers? Where should the birds fly after the last sky? Where should the plants sleep after the last breath of air?” - Mahmoud Darwish A young girl sits among the rubble of her family home. She speaks of the many people she knows who have been killed, swept up in the swirl of bombs and tanks devouring the city. When asked if she lost many family members, she simply says: “Not many. Just my mother, my father and my brother.” Mona is 10 years old. Omar stands...

      • Release date
        Oct 28, 2011
      • Runtime
        04:13
    • David Barsamian Talks to Harsh Dobhal

      David Barsamian of Alternative Radio interviews Harsh Dobhal, executive director of the Human Rights Law Network, and editor of the human rights-centric bi-monthly magazine, Combat Law. They discuss human rights, political dissidence and national interest in India.

      • Release date
        Dec 14, 2011
      • Runtime
        32:06
    • The Impossible Dream?

      Every year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants come to the United States in search of opportunities they might not have had in their home countries. Many, because of dire economic conditions, political unrest or war, just don't have the time to wait 8, 10, 12 or 14 years to become naturalized. Few are prepared for the experience of living undocumented in this country. Their citizenship status and the social stigma of undocumented immigration are harsh reminders of the obstacles they face. But...

      • Release date
        Sep 23, 2011
      • Runtime
        01:03:36
    • Juliano Mer-Khamis Memorial - New York City

      Juliano Mer-Khamis was the founder and director of the Jenin Freedom Theater in the West Bank of Palestine. On 4 April 2011, he was assassinated by a masked gunman front of the Theater. Juliano was an Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist of Jewish and Christian Arab parentage. On May 4th this memorial was held at St. Paul's Church in New York City.

      • Release date
        Sep 16, 2011
      • Runtime
        01:22:32
    • A Family's Story of Migration

      Elizbeth, a New York City high school student whose family moved from Puebla, Mexico to Queens in 2002, without papers, documents her family's experience in the U.S. Why did they come, and what did they find? This is a sampling of the sort of stories the final UpRooted project will contain. Elizbeth was a Deep Dish TV intern during the school year and we are extremely proud of her work!

      • Release date
        Aug 11, 2011
      • Runtime
        06:12
    • Arundhati Roy on Kashmir - Interview with David ...

      Alternative Radio's David Barsamian and author Arundhati Roy discuss Pakistan, the Kashmir conflict, and the Pakistani military.

      • Release date
        Jun 29, 2011
      • Runtime
        01:11:29
    • David Barsamian Talks to Arundhati Roy

      David Barsamian and author Arundhati Roy discuss Pakistan, the Kashmir region, and the Pakistani military.

      • Release date
        Jun 24, 2011
      • Runtime
        32:06
    • Uprooted Promo

      This promo is a sample of some of the works that will be included in Deep Dish TV's new project on immigration, "Uprooted: A Grassroots Examination of the Politics of Migration". Uprooted will bring together the work of many of the activists, journalists, media makers, videographers and social organizations working around migration issues, to provide context to the work being done at the grassroots level. ;The project aims to shift the terms of the national and international "immigration debat...

      • Release date
        May 19, 2011
      • Runtime
        12:22
    • Uprooted at May Day 2011!

      Deep Dish TV's Uprooted was present at the 2011 May Day demonstrations in New York City's historic Union Square. ;We chatted with Leilani Montes of the Association of Feminist Filipinas Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization and Marginalization (AF3IRM) about the connections between the labor movement and thee struggle for Immigrant rights.

      • Release date
        May 6, 2011
      • Runtime
        04:12
    • How the Student Immigrant Youth is Leading the I...

      In 2010, immigrant youth and children of immigrants across the nation took destiny into their own hands and united at the local and national level to galvanize support and pressure legislators to pass the DREAM Act. Risking their lives and livelihoods, undocumented youth came forward and openly declared themselves "undocumented and unafraid." In NY, immigrant youth carried out a 10-day hunger strike in front of Senator Schumer's office, as well as dozens of rallies, vigils, marches and die-ins...

      • Release date
        Apr 21, 2011
      • Runtime
        01:06:34