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Secondhand (Pepe) dvds by Vanessa Bertozzi/Hanna Shell

New York, United States · 131 Sales

Vanessa

Secondhand (Pepe) dvds by Vanessa Bertozzi/Hanna Shell

New York, United States 131 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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Announcement   Hi! I'm Vanessa Bertozzi and I'm an Etsy Admin. This is my personal shop where I sell DVD copies of a documentary that I made before working at Etsy. My filmmaking collaborator Hanna Rose Shell and I made a foray into the world of indie filmmaking and spent 4 years (off and on) working on this documentary about used clothes. It's called Secondhand (Pepe) and you know you want to see it! If you've ever wondered where the clothes that you donate go, well, you should watch our movie. Folks interested in Jewish history or Haiti should also take a gander.

If you are from a museum or school and need a copy for institutional use, those copies are for sale via our distributor ThirdWorldNewsreel, http://www.thirdworldnewsreel.org http://twn.org/catalog/pages/cpage.aspx?rec=1199&card=price.

Oh guess what: we had a screening at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in NYC on Feb 14 & 16, 2009. Hanna traveled to the Jacmel Film Festival in Haiti to screen the film and did community workshops there.

We've also screen-printed some used t-shirts with our movie's graphic - very cool one-of-a-kind thrifted merch!

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Last updated on Apr 22, 2016

Hi! I'm Vanessa Bertozzi and I'm an Etsy Admin. This is my personal shop where I sell DVD copies of a documentary that I made before working at Etsy. My filmmaking collaborator Hanna Rose Shell and I made a foray into the world of indie filmmaking and spent 4 years (off and on) working on this documentary about used clothes. It's called Secondhand (Pepe) and you know you want to see it! If you've ever wondered where the clothes that you donate go, well, you should watch our movie. Folks interested in Jewish history or Haiti should also take a gander.

If you are from a museum or school and need a copy for institutional use, those copies are for sale via our distributor ThirdWorldNewsreel, http://www.thirdworldnewsreel.org http://twn.org/catalog/pages/cpage.aspx?rec=1199&card=price.

Oh guess what: we had a screening at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in NYC on Feb 14 & 16, 2009. Hanna traveled to the Jacmel Film Festival in Haiti to screen the film and did community workshops there.

We've also screen-printed some used t-shirts with our movie's graphic - very cool one-of-a-kind thrifted merch!

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Anonymous on Nov 14, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

Wow, this Pepe indie documentary is National Geographic worthy. Great info from beginning to end. nI grew up wearing secondhand cloths and have come back to not only because of the economy but because the quality of the clothing at my shops is phenominal. Some clothing may not be so great, and it was then i started wondering...where did this 'not so great' clothing went. It's great to know that which does not sell still goes to other places which can still use it. n This documentary begs for follow on episodes such as what Other places do our secondhand clothing go? Gosh, really, mini-series..i'm talking the Learning Chanel. nWonderful job Vanessa and co. !! For others who are inquisitive i'd highly recommend this dvd. Plus proceeds go to a worthy cause! nAAA++++ all the way.

Anonymous on Aug 1, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

Well-made and thought provoking, and motivates me to be even more conscious in all of my choices as a human being. nThank you.

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The past recycles into the present

My friend Hanna Rose Shell and I are friends from college who always shared a passion for thrifting. After school, we decided to make a documentary together. Shell is currently an assistant professor at MIT in the Program in Science, Technology and Society. I work on the Seller Growth Team at Etsy.com, this here site you're on.

This shop is my pet project now, outside of work. It's delightful how my Etsy shop has kept the Secondhand project alive for me, years after we made the movie. I love to hear the stories from those who buy our DVDs - everyone's interest in secondhand clothing is so different.

Sound design for the film is by our friend Luke Fischbeck (Lucky Dragons).

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