Tag: documentary

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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May 2, 2014

Meet Frane Selak – The Luckiest ‘Unlucky’ Man in the World

Meet Frane Selak - The Luckiest 'Unlucky' Man in the World

This is the strange but true story of Frane Selak, the luckiest ‘unlucky’ person in the world. Born in 1929, the Croatian music teacher has escaped death seven times since his first brush in 1962. He also won the lottery in 2003 (by purchasing his first ever lottery ticket) and has been married five…

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Mar 4, 2014

After 14 Years and 34,000 Miles, this 64-year-old Dad Continues to Walk in Memory of his Kids

After 14 Years and 34,000 Miles, this 64-year-old Dad Continues to Walk in Memory of his Kids

In 1999, Steve Fugate lost his son to suicide. A few years later, he lost his daughter to a drug overdose. At sixty-four years old, he has walked across the United States seven times to raise awareness for depression and suicide and to inspire people he meets to ‘love life’. After fourteen years and…

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Feb 26, 2014

The Great Outdoors and the Difference Between Loneliness and Solitude

The Great Outdoors and the Difference Between Loneliness and Solitude

Every couple of months, 68-year-old Ed Zevely rides into the Colorado high country to camp for weeks at a time—and he does it completely alone. Through thunderstorms, open meadows and treacherous passes, he finds his own patch of serenity. Far from the modern world, it’s a place where the only goal is to move…

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Jan 14, 2014

This Doctor has Spent the Last 22 Years Dressed Like a Homeless Person

This Doctor has Spent the Last 22 Years Dressed Like a Homeless Person

In 1992, Dr. Jim Withers, an internal medicine physician, began providing medical care to Pittsburgh’s unsheltered homeless population. He partnered with street-savvy formerly homeless individuals and dressing as a homeless person, began to make night time street rounds in the alleys and under the bridges of the city. From this initial outreach service other…

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