Tag: documentary

Nov 21, 2015

A World Champion Skydiver’s Story of Survival and What It Taught Him

A World Champion Skydiver’s Story of Survival and What It Taught Him

‘Above All Else’ is the true story of skydiver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld and the event that would change his life forever.

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Nov 5, 2015

India’s ‘Birdman’ Spends 40% of His Income to Feed 4,000 Parakeets Daily

India’s ‘Birdman’ Spends 40% of His Income to Feed 4,000 Parakeets Daily

For the last 10 years, 62-year-old Chennai, India resident Sekar has risen at 4 am to feed up to 4,000 parakeets daily

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Oct 28, 2015

Mark Goffeney Was Born Without Arms and He Plays Guitar Better Than You Do

Mark Goffeney Was Born Without Arms and He Plays Guitar Better Than You Do

Mark Goffeney is a musician living and playing in San Diego, California, this is his story.

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Sep 22, 2015

Japan’s Yakuza: Inside the Syndicate

Japan’s Yakuza: Inside the Syndicate

In 2011 a Belgian photographer was allowed entry into one of Japan’s Yakuza families. Over two years, he captured the lives of those living in the underworld.

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Jun 3, 2015

For the Love of Roller Skating

For the Love of Roller Skating

‘Totally Free‘ is a short documentary by Daniel Soares that explores the thriving roller skating subculture in San Francisco. Learns about how these people got into roller skating and why it makes them feel so alive.

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Apr 21, 2015

Fighting Kites in the Favelas of Brazil

Fighting Kites in the Favelas of Brazil

After football, soltar pipas is Brazil’s most popular sport. In the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, flying kites is more than a leisurely escape from on-the-ground realities—it’s a venue for battle, with the entire sky as the arena. Kite designs and airborne “cutting” strategies have been passed through generations, from rooftop to rooftop. Filmmakers…

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Mar 18, 2015

Quicksilver Puts Candide Thovex’s Full Length Film ‘Few Words’ on YouTube

Quicksilver Puts Candide Thovex’s Full Length Film ‘Few Words’ on YouTube

FEW WORDS is an award winning documentary that retraces the life story of one of the most accomplished skiers in the world, Candide Thovex. The film gives an insight into the legend behind the goggles and takes you to the most beautiful mountains on the planet.

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Feb 26, 2015

Kaboom! A Short Film About Two Pyros in Love

Kaboom! A Short Film About Two Pyros in Love

The New York Times profiles a couple who spend their lives pursuing their passion for blowing things up. Produced by: Colin Sonner and Brady Welch Read the story here: nyti.ms/1adjsCT

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Feb 7, 2015

The Fascinating Story Behind Elgin Park, a Fictional 1950s Town Made with Miniatures

The Fascinating Story Behind Elgin Park, a Fictional 1950s Town Made with Miniatures

Elgin Park is a lot of things: a 1950’s utopia, a fantastical world, and an optical illusion. Artist Michael Paul Smith’s (featured previously) imaginative town – composed entirely of miniatures – delighted audiences worldwide when his photo series went viral. For the first time, the documentary Elgin Park dives into the life of this…

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Jan 29, 2015

Artist Develops 31 Rolls of Lost Film Shot by a Soldier in WWII

Artist Develops 31 Rolls of Lost Film Shot by a Soldier in WWII

Watch photographer Levi Bettwieser of The Rescued Film Project discover and process 31 rolls of film shot by an American WWII soldier over 70 years ago. Bettwieser knows nothing about the person who shot the film or who it belonged to, but these never seen before photos offer a glimpse into the mind of…

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