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Video: Cross My Heart

  . An American teenage girl visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves. This film explores the culture … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: 73 Cows

. A Derbyshire farmer gave his cows to a sanctuary because he could no longer justify killing sentient individuals. 73 Cows is the story of Jay Wilde, a beef farmer who … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Sky Migrations

. Each fall our skies fill with the wings of migrating raptors. This ancient migration spans two hemispheres, binding our backyards to the forests of the far north and the … Continue reading

October 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Video: The Lonely Horse-Keeper of the Apuseni Mountains

. Echo of the Wild A glimpse into the life of Nelu, a lonely horse-keeper living in the Apuseni Mountains, Transylvania, Romania. This five minute video was shot during Summer … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: Brené Brown on Blame

. You are probably a bit of a blamer – most of us are. But why should we give it up? In this short animated film, inspirational thinker Brené Brown … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Doug Anderson: Sfumato

The wall crumbles and the world floods in. Put down my sword and shield. May you free fall into me. Of all the names for love, this. Da Vinci knew … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Christopher Soden: The Last Picture Show

They decided early that color was wrong for McMurtry’s novel. Peter left his wife after he discovered Cybil on the cover of Seventeen magazine. He fired her assistant, after she … Continue reading

October 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: What Men Fear Most

. London-based actor and poet Elliot Barnes-Worrel’s new film focuses on the emotional affects of modern masculinity: “Masculinity is something that people kill and die for….If you are emotional you … Continue reading

September 30, 2018 · 3 Comments

Video: Young Fathers & The Art of Making People Care

. Jack and the Young Fathers give us a lesson on the art of making people care. Behind-the-Scenes Interview: onepointfour.co/2018/01/22/emotional-subversion/ . Director : Jack Whiteley Producer : Tiwirayi Magwenzi Director … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Unwordable

. Directed by Killian Lassablière and Antoine Plainfossé, Unwordable weaves together the urban landscape of Paris and the haunting journey of a skater through the city. Editor : Martin Pierret … Continue reading

September 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Making Japanese handmade paper

. A tradition going back to the 16th century, making paper by hand is still central to life in the village of Kurotani in the Japanese prefecture of Kyoto. The … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Akira Kurosawa and Gabriel García Márquez: The Conversation

In October 1990, Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez visited Tokyo during the shooting of Akira Kurosawa’s penultimate feature, Rhapsody in August. García Márquez, who spent some years in Bogota as … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: The most beautiful advertisement ever made

. This short film produced by the Tourism Bureau of Japan portrays the stunning landscapes of the San’in region which lies between the Sea of Japan and the Chugoku Mountains. … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: “The Tao of the Black Plastic Comb” by Glenis Redmond

. Directed by Irving Hillman, this short video is an interpretation of Glenis Redmond’s poem “The Tao of the black plastic comb.” To learn more about Glenis Redmond, click here. … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

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