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I Was There When...
12:37

How My Video Got 6 Cops Indicted

The violent actions of N.Y.P.D. officers during the Tompkins Square Park riot in 1988 were caught on a video camera by local resident and artist Clayton Patterson.
I Was There When...
13:32

The Toxic Mud Volcano that Wiped Out Entire Villages

In this episode of “I Was There”, we meet with Harwati, a mudflow survivor who was born and raised in Sidoarjo.
I Was There When...
10:59

Inside the Deadly Riots that Shaped Hong Kong

An archival and interview-based series where a subject describes their experience and role within a larger historical event or movement - with hopes of drawing parallels between history/their experiences and current cultural themes/elements.
I Was There When...
10:22

The World's Largest Boat Rescue You've Never Heard Of | I Was There

An archival and interview-based series where a subject describes their experience and role within a larger historical event or movement - with hopes of drawing parallels between their experiences and current cultural themes.
I Was There When...
18:42

The FBI Agent Who Negotiated with the Waco Cult Leader

An archival and interview-based series where a subject describes their experience and role within a larger historical event or movement - with hopes of drawing parallels between history/their experiences and current cultural themes/elements.
I Was There When...
11:44

The World's Worst Oil Related Disaster You've Never Heard Of

Through archival imagery and video, VICE follows the story of environmental lawyer Steven Donziger as he works with the indigenous peoples of Ecuador to win a landmark case against Chevron Texaco’s pollution of the Amazon rainforest.
I Was There When...
5:57

Puerto Rican Activists Took over the Statue of Liberty

Chino shares this experience during his youth and its consequences on his community, as well as his own journey as an activist.
I Was There When...
8:23

How a Train Tunnel Became the Center of NYC’s Art Scene

Chris 'Freedom' Pape reminisces on his time painting in the Freedom Tunnel—the abandoned train tunnel that became the heart of New York City's art scene in the 1980s.
I Was There When...
11:23

When Times Square Sold Sex, This One Man Was Telling the Story

Josh Alan Friedman was one of the first writers covering Times Square during the late 1970s and 1980s.
The Process / web
4:44

Reanimating Kubrick in Operation Avalanche

This film blurs all boundaries between film and reality.