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Alan Gorg
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Attended UCLA, Stanford, UCBerkeley, Los Angeles City College, Santa Monica College
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Our Gorg family has never become a formal legal organization, but we have worked for many non-profits, mostly local where we have lived. Our principal focus has been the arts, especially dance, the written word, drama, media. As with so many in the arts, we have never focused on profit because our ultimate purpose, even beyond aesthetics, has been to raise social consciousness.

Our 1967 documentary short THE SAVAGES was made in cooperation with Project Action, a local California African-American non-profit dedicated to helping the local young people in trouble. I served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Project Action.
http://indieflix.com/indie-films/the-savages-9315/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Savages-VHS-Alan-Gorg/dp/0964275465

In the 1960s and 1970s, our family participated in the civil rights movement as members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and then joined in developing the Committee for Traditional Indian Land and Life (TILL) to support Native American rights. In the ensuing years, we have focused our efforts on resistance against oil and mining by the Hopi, Havasupai, Dine’, and other indigenous peoples around the World with our films EARTH SPIRIT and PROPHECY&POLLUTION.
 
Winner of the Neptune Award at the MoonDance International Film Festival, our film EARTH SPIRIT supports indigenous peoples' resistance against oil & mining as they follow prophecy by the Hopi and others against exploitation and pollution of their land::
Downloads:
http://amzn.to/1tUjmqf
DVDs:
http://amzn.to/1ifaQN5

Unfortunately, as the years have passed, the prophecy has come to fulfillment, shown in our resulting educational documentary and docudrama trilogy PROPHECY & POLLUTION presenting this history with shocking images:
http://www.amazon.com/Prophecy-Pollution-Alan-Gorg/dp/B007KB04HQ/ref=sr_1_2?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1372108163&sr=1-2&keywords=prophecy+%26+pollution
Nobody wants to view such images, so educators must oblige students see this truth.

In support of preserving the music of Rhythm&Blues Hall of Fame legend Sam Taylor,
in 1986 we produced our feature film LIVING THE BLUES, winner of the FilmTrax Award at the International Festival of Music in Film.
Trailer: 
LIVING THE BLUES
Now available on GooglePlay:
http://bit.ly/10xAQNo
DVDs on amazon: 
http://amzn.to/1hdnx5A


Our anti-war educational short HOW TO JUMP START YOUR WAR is now free on Vimeo as our contribution to the promotion of peace.
http://vimeo.com/11084104  
Our videos can truly be called family films, made by and with family members in the major jobs, including writing, producing, directing editing, location crew, actors.
And none of these films has ever produced a profit, but that is not their purpose.

We thank you for your support.

Alan Gorg
http://alangorg.wordpress.com
https://www.facebook.com/EarthSpiritmovie
https://www.facebook.com/LivingTheBluesMovie
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Musical History:   R&B Master SAM TAYLOR
Tomorrow we celebrate the birthday of our friend, the late great blues guitarist and vocalist Sam Taylor, a seminal figure in modern American musical history. We are re-issuing his movie LIVING THE BLUES to honor his musical legacy.

The songwriter of hundreds of songs, many of them hits such as “Peace Pipe”, performned by the B.T.Express,  Taylor’s songs were recorded by Freddie King, Chubby Checker, Son Seals, Jimmy Witherspoon, Brook Bention, Jay and the Americans, Joey Dee, Maxine Brown, and Joe Tex.  :Taylor was also bandleader for Big Joe Turner, the Isley Brothers, Tracy Nelson, Otis Redding, and Sam & Dave.Taylor’s more popular recordings included “Funny”, “Drinking Straight Tequila”, and 
“Voice of the Blues”. He has been inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Sam’s only starring movie role as an actor was in LIVING THE BLUES, in which he plays an R&B musician and singer, winning the FilmTrax Award for best soundtrack at the International Festival of Music in Film.

Trailer & download:
LIVING THE BLUES
http://indieflix.com/film/living-the-blues-11348/

DVDs:
http://www.amazon.com/Living-Blues-sam-taylor/dp/B001NMT8T8/ref=sr_1_32?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1340566475&sr=1-32&keywords=living+the+blues

Sam was part of the explosion of freedom in the 1960s, when the people rose up to stop racial segregation and to stop the Vietnam War.  I wrote a novella about it:

http://www.amazon.com/Proof-That-God-Exists-Biographies/dp/1478306882/ref=sr_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1350586365&sr=1-1&keywords=Proof+That+God+Exists+Alan+Gorg
http://www.amazon.com/Proof-That-God-Exists-ebook/dp/B009GRSY2E/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1
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FILMS:

 FILMS:

documentary shorts: 
FELICIA (1965), THE SAVAGES (1968), FREE GROWTH (1970),  AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A HOPI (1978), INSIDE STATE PRISON (1980)—

honors at Columbus, AFI, FilmEx

feature film:
LIVING THE BLUES (1986)—Filmtrax Award at the Ghent International Film Festival, Best Feature nomination , AFI Video Awards.
 
 
 
 
 
educational_docudrama: 
PROPHECY&POLLUTION (2011)—a history of oil&mining exploitation on lands of indigenous peoples. Official Selection at the Columbus, Dreamspeakers, New Beijing, GreenReel, Mumbai, and Chasama International Film Festivals, Neptune Award at Moondance International Film Festival. 
 
 
 
 
educational short:
HOW TO JUMP START YOUR WAR (2011)
 
 

BOOKS:

autobiographical novellas THE SIXTIES and THE SEVENTIES   www.amazon.com.

Young Adult novel LOOKING FOR THE REAL THING http://www.publishamerica.com/shopping/shopdisplayproducts.asp?catalogid=20383

 

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  • UCLA, Stanford, UCBerkeley, Los Angeles City College, Santa Monica College
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