Tag: documentary

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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Jan 26, 2015

Almost Everyone in this Small Alaskan Town Lives in this One Building

Almost Everyone in this Small Alaskan Town Lives in this One Building

Erika Thompson teaches grade school in Whittier, Alaska, a town where most people live and work in one building, and is only accessible by a miles-long tunnel with limited hours.

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Oct 15, 2014

Gunther Holtorf has Been on a Road Trip Since 1989

Gunther Holtorf has Been on a Road Trip Since 1989

In 1989, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set out on what was meant to be an 18-month tour of Africa. 25 years later, with more than 885,000 km (550,000 miles) on the clock and 177 countries visited, Gunther is still going. The former airline executive has travelled the equivalent of 20 times around…

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Sep 24, 2014

24 Hours with iPhone 6 Line Sitters in New York

24 Hours with iPhone 6 Line Sitters in New York

Casey Neistat spent 24 hours filming iPhone 6 lines around New York City, capturing the scene and talking with the people who wait in line. According to the Washington Post and Apple Insider, there is a thriving resell/secondary market for iPhone 6’s. In China, where the devices are delayed, new iPhones are selling for…

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Aug 23, 2014

What Happens When the Majority of People Become Unemployable?

What Happens When the Majority of People Become Unemployable?

This isn’t science fiction, this is happening as we speak. CGP Grey discusses the inevitability of automation and why we, as humans, need to start thinking about a world where the majority of jobs, across all sectors, can be performed better by a robot.

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Jun 27, 2014

The Most Important Person You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Most Important Person You've Probably Never Heard Of

It was the change that no-one saw coming: the idea that we could take a book, a painting or a song and send it through cables and wires and even thin air to the other end of the world – and it would be identical on the other side. But this idea underpins everything…

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Jun 24, 2014

How Wave Photographer Clark Little Got His Big Break

How Wave Photographer Clark Little Got His Big Break

Getting tossed around by shorebreak and slammed into the sand day after day is a rough go; Clark Little wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, for the North Shore local, it’s all in a good day’s work. But the Waimea addict didn’t grow up snapping shots with his father’s camera like so…

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Jun 13, 2014

How a Mom Came to Own Her Son’s Motorcycle

How a Mom Came to Own Her Son's Motorcycle

My Mom’s Motorcycle is a brilliant short film by Douglas Gautraud about family, life and finding yourself. The video is Gautraud’s submission to the My Rode Reel short film competition. You can vote for him here. Music “A Time To Run” by Dexter Britain “The Grave” and “Untitled” by Chris Wallbrech

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May 31, 2014

Banksy’s New York Residence – A Retrospective

Banksy's New York Residence - A Retrospective

For the month of October 2013, Banksy took over the streets of New York, unveiling a new artwork each day. The artist transformed the city into a giant canvas, turning the spectacle into one big scavenger hunt. In this retrospective we look back at Banksy’s Artist in Residence for the city of New York,…

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May 29, 2014

The Long Game: Leonardo da Vinci and the Importance of Failure

The Long Game: Leonardo da Vinci and the Importance of Failure

All of history’s greatest figures achieved success in almost exactly the same way. But rather than celebrating this part of the creative process we ignore it. This missing chapter in the story of success reveals the secret to doing meaningful work. But in the modern world, full of distraction, do we have what it…

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