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Media Burn Archive

Media Burn Archive collects, restores and distributes documentary video created by artists, activists, and community groups. Media Burn is a project of the Fund for Innovative TV, which has been producing challenging documentary video and television since 1990. Media Burn's mission is to use archival media to deepen context and encourage critical thought through a social justice lens.

Media Burn's videos have been viewed by more than 18 million people online, but it is firmly rooted in Chicago. It's collections tell the on-the-ground stories of Chicago's neighborhoods and people.