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Alan Gorg

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Alan Gorg, (B.S. 1952 and M.F.A. 1970, U.C.L.A.), teacher/writer/producer/director/actor, has written and produced documentary films for the University of California and PBS, and founded theater groups in Hawaii and California.. Media Associates published his two autobiographical novellas THE SIXTIES and THE SEVENTIES. Available at www.amazon.com. His short films FELICIA, THE SAVAGES, FREE GROWTH, and AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A HOPI were honored at the American, Columbus, and Mercer Film Festivals, the National Short Film Competition, and the Los Angeles International Film Exhibition (FilmEx). In 1980 he produced a weekly video magazine THE OAHU GAZETTE for PBS station KHET-TV in Honolulu and the short film INSIDE STATE PRISON, which was also honored at FilmEx. Most of his films are available via http://www.indieflix.com/filmmaker/PVYHL8MZ-18924/ Stills can be found here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20238357@N06/?saved=1 Alan and wife Gwyn wrote and produced the 1986 feature film LIVING THE BLUES (80 minutes) with legendary guitarist and vocalist Sam Taylor, winning a Filmtrax Award at the Ghent International Film Festival and a Best Feature nomination at the American Film Institute Video Awards. See the TRAILER and/or purchase at http://indieflix.com/film/living-the-blues-11348/ or http://www.amazon.com/Living-the-Blues/dp/B002AU4JMI/ref=sr_1_14?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1330462731&sr=1-14 or http://www.filmbaby.com/films/3613. For further information about LIVING THE BLUES, see http://livingtheblues.wordpress.com Their educational docudrama TECHQUA IKACHI (44 minutes) was an official selection at the Columbus, Dreamspeakers, GreenReel, Chashama, New Beijing, and Mumbai International Film Festivals. The full feature-length EARTH SPIRIT (83 minutes) received the 2007 Neptune Award at the Moondance International Film Festival. http://earthspiritmovie.wordpress.com View TRAILER and/or purchase at http://indieflix.com/film/earth-spirit-32748/ See also: http://techquaikachi.wordpress.com TECHQUA IKACHI and the 2009 short THIRD WORLD INVESTMENT SEMINAR (36 minutes) have developed over almost fifty years of documenting the history of oil and mining on land of indigenous people now have been combined to form the educational video trilogy PROPHECY & POLLUTION (80 minutes) presenting a history of oil and mining exploitation: http://prophecyandpollution.wordpress.com View TRAILER or purchase at http://indieflix.com/film/prophecy-pollution-32759/ or http://www.amazon.com/Prophecy-Pollution/dp/B006UYF5KA/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1330463704&sr=1-1 Stills available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/20238357@N06/?saved=1 The Young Adult novel LOOKING FOR THE REAL THING by Alan Gorg tells the story of a Los Angeles high school senior seeking a simpler future away from angry kids, stressed adults, monstrous schools, everyday violence, massive traffic, choking smog, sickening pollution—seeking a little peace, a little quiet, some connection with nature. http://www.publishamerica.net/product7477.html. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/Looking-for-the-Real-Thing?page=results&domain=search&pos=&box=&store=ALLPRODUCTS&keyword=Looking+for+the+Real+Thing . http://lookingfortherealthing.wordpress.com HOW TO JUMP START YOUR WAR is a satirical look at the four similar deceptive protocols used to start each of the last four big international wars: World War Two, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq. Most people of all political stripes do not like being swindled, and this animated and historical video is about giving college and high school classroom exposure to what might possibly be the four biggest fakes of the last hundred years. This video is sure to provoke discussion about the causes of war. Please note that among the four rulers primarily responsible for those four big wars, there was one fascist, one communist, one Democrat, and one Republican. War is an equal opportunity enterprise. http://howtojumpstartyourwar.wordpress.com HOW TO JUMP START YOUR WAR (20 minutes) has become part of a longer anti-war video WAR INVESTMENT SEMINAR (26 minutes) to present the financial motivation to provoke modern international wars for their maximization of investment profit potential. http://warinvestmentseminar.wordpress.com Now WAR INVESTMENT SEMINAR with HOW TO JUMP START YOUR WAR have been merged and extended into the video PEACE & WAR (31 minutes) to provide a hopeful conclusion, presenting wars which have been stopped by the people. http://indieflix.com/film/peace-war-32902/