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A Slice of Life, Served with Dignity

by Ted Parks 09-01-2007

A black-and-white movie about the bleakness of life in Watts, California—shot for $10,000 about 30 years ago and never intended for theaters—doesn't exactly fit the Hollywood formula.

Battling Goliath in Tennessee

by Ted Parks 05-01-2005
The Tennessee Justice Center advocates for the ill - and squares off against the state's health cuts.

Opposition Radio

by Ted Parks 09-01-2003
The alternative voice of Pacifica's KPFK.

Strange Bedfellows

by Ted Parks 03-01-2000
Mixing the spiritual and the cinematic.

The Grace to Endure

by Ted Parks 07-01-1999
After James Byrd Jr. was brutally murdered by racists in jasper, Texas, the town did not explode. That wasn't an accident, as black and white churches refused to let hate have the final world.

Just a Glimmer of Hope

by Ted Parks 05-01-1999
Relationship as political critique.