The poetry of Roy McBride.

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A portrait of the artist, Charles Beck

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The Painted Eye

A documentary with Jerry Rudquist

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I'm Sorry
I was Right

A documentary portrait of the politician and poet, Eugene McCarthy.

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Jim Northrup:
With Reservations

Jim Northrup: With Reservations is a wild trip through Indian Country. Follow the link below to learn more or to order the video.
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The Movie at the End of the World is a video vision quest. Click here to see more.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Mike Hazard has been photographing the Hmong American Farmers Association farm. The project is titled SEEDS OF CHANGE.

There is a video, a book, and a growing collection of photographs.

The exhibition will open at the Minnesota State Capitol in January, 2017.

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Here is one spread from the book, WE COME FROM THE FLOWER.

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DSC04823 Stacy green onions HAFA FARM

Monday, December 5, 2016


Sunday, December 4, 2016


This is one scene from WITH RESERVATIONS. Learn more here.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

365 FRIENDS is inspired by Ko Un who wrote poems for 10,000 friends, and William Stafford who tried to write a poem every day, and John Caddy who posts a poem photo daily, and Jim Denomie who painted a painting every day during 2005.

Stirred by these models, Mike Hazard has been posting pictures with stories to Facebook.

HE LIVED BY HIS WRITSPeople will assemble at Peace House at 11:30am this morning, Friday July 3, 2015, to remember...

Posted by Mike Hazard on Friday, July 3, 2015

To begin every morning thinking good thoughts about a person has been proving to be a luminous way to start the day.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


COLD MOUNTAIN is one of 173 videos uploaded by Media Mike with a host of great collaborators including Beth Peloff, John Akre, Greg Pratt, Laura Youngbird, Mary Megee, Kathleen Laughlin, George Stoney, David Bagnall, Ossian Or, and more. Zoom to YouTube.

You will see videos featuring Robert Bly, George Stoney, Thomas McGrath, Phebe Hanson, Paulo Freire, Roy McBride, Esther Horne, star quilts, Peace House, Carol Bly, Mickey Chance, Everett Parker, Monica Rudquist, Tiger Jack, Jim Northrup, a peyote song, Frederick Manfred, pre-emptive violence, Bill Holm, David Bengtson, Marcel Duchamp, Anya Achtenberg, Margaret Hasse, Pelican Rapids, Circle of Nations School, Jerome Liebling, the Ghost Dance, and more.

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Cold Mountain

A creative documentary portrait of the Chinese poet Han Shan.

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Mr. Positive: Carl Bentson

A documentary about a good neighbor who does his best to clean up the world.

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The Magic Green School Bus

A documentary portrait of the late teacher and senator Paul Wellstone.

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A Man Writes to a Part of Himself

A documentary with the poet Robert Bly.

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FOUR SISTERS FOR PEACE is a film about peace and justice as seen through the eyes of the McDonald Sisters. For all ages.

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