Hot Property. About Us. Brand Publishing. Times News Platforms. Raoul Wallenberg, an attache to the Swedish Embassy, was sent at the initiative of Swedish Jewish businessmen on a rescue mission of Hungarian Jews.
American 44m. Essential opinions are missing from this debate, that of nuclear energy workers. Our safety is in their hands. This film gives them a voice. The Great Flood is a film-music collaboration by Bill Morrison and Bill Frisell based on, and inspired by, the catastrophic Mississippi River Flood of and the ensuing transformation of American society. The goal: To stop a tornado Three real hunters lure viewers on an exotic safari, on their search for trophies, and to their deer stands in the woods.
A cameraman and a soundman arrive in Corvo in , the smallest island in the archipelago of the Azores. Right in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Corvo is a large rock, 6km high and 4km long, with the crater of a volcano and a single tiny village of people Sweetgrass is a documentary film that follows modern-day shepherds as they lead their flocks of sheep up into Montana's Absaroka-Beartooth mountains for summer pasture. The title derives from Sweet Grass County, one of several in which the film was shot.
In harsh natural environment, four young men try to rip from the frozen lake in the middle of the snowy Russian plains something which will provide them with a livelihood. On the top of the mountain two shepherds talk quietly while the herd grazes. The few local inhabitants follow the normal routine of the village until something unexpected happens, which threatens the community.
It echoes a song of resistance. Three women dance among the ruins. A blind man reflects on the future of the village. It starts with the laughter of children. Images from the late 80ies in the GDR to the immediate present of the year in Germany He left home, on a winter morning, wishing to cross France, walking alone from South to North.
Elements relates directly to space, to impregnable landscapes and uncertain horizons. As the motifs, taken from the website "Alaska Weather Camera Program", are small airfields in Alaska, the weather conditions there, time lapse and collage make the functional data disappear.
In the same way the concrete objects like cars and planes disappear. Grimsel-West was the name of a project for the expansion of the hydroelectric plant in the Hasli Valley. Submitted on 30 June , its realization seems fairly improbable for the moment. Originally conceived as an expression of opposition to the construction of a new dam, the film tries to fathom the undercurrent of apprehension caused by such plans to exploit the environment.
On the way with the artist Roman Signer - an attempt at the ideal cruising speed. During the spring thaw, when the hills in Appenze11 are clad in a patchwork of green and white, buckets filled with water glide slowly up and down the slope. I was 10 years old when it all happened. Some things I remember well others are blurred and confused The tempestive dash of a scientist in the research of the crystal lattice, he will loose himself until reaching Hiroshima…. The whole film consists of a single time-lapse scene flowing through time and landscape.
In the final part of the video, the images very much remind of the inkblots of the Rorschach test. Voiced by geographer Alvaro Domingues, the film shows us a trip around Portugal as it is. In the beginning the idea was to make something from nothing, in a neutral and unknown place. Collect images and sounds instead of producing them. Days are born with fire and die with it. Men renew the earth with ancient practices. All beings inhabit the same place. This film explores the continuous journey between the past and the present.
In the sense of change, like the natural condition of a river and of man. In low flight across the water, from the source in the mountains to its mouth, we witness the consequences of the indifference of man towards nature. But the river resists. Because everything that runs deep is revealed at the surface.
Three elderly country bachelors idle away their time amidst semi-wild nature, closer to birds and pond fish than to humans. The story is quite simply magnificent. Stalin grasps a pencil in his hand as he prepares to draw a line on a map of the Soviet Union.
Where the graphite touches paper, some 80, people - almost all of them gulag inmates - will build a railroad in the gruelling conditions of the polar taiga. It is a railway line of almost no strategic importance, built on permafrost and polar marshes, using limited technology and equipment. For four years, they will slave away, succumbing to exhaustion, illness, cruelty, and solitary confinement before, finally, the death of Stalin himself.
In just a few weeks, there will be nothing left of their hectic activity except for empty camp barracks, old locomotives, bits of track, embankments, telegraph wires, all left to slowly return to the taiga. You can call the information hotline at for updates.
Overview Programs Properties. Jack Rebney is the most famous man you've never heard of - after cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video, Rebney's outrageously funny outtakes became an underground sensation and When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations.
A year in the life of the White family, well known for Jesco White, the star of the "Dancing Outlaw" documentary. A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City. Documentary filmmaker Doug Block had every reason to believe his parents' year marriage was a good one. But when his mother dies unexpectedly and his father swiftly marries his former An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.
First-time filmmaker and award-winning photographer Sam Jones documents the recording of Wilco's album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. The film follows a select group of parking lot attendants and their strange rite of passage. The eccentric brotherhood of attendants consist of grad students, overeducated philosophers, surly artists, middle-age slackers and more.
This self-described "ragtag group of fractured poets" prefer skateboards and bicycles to cars and have at best a tolerant contempt for the people they serve. The gradual devolution from enthusiasm to resentment in the psyches of guys self-aware enough to notice it is an interesting process; in an attempt to distract themselves from the rapidly mounting bitterness, the attendants amuse themselves any way they can — stenciling random messages on the parking gate, writing songs, and even dancing for tips.
Through interviews with former attendants who have moved on, we see that their time at the lot has was an important rite of passage and afforded them Zen-like perspective. Directed by Michael Rabiger. It's "a meditative piece about the fragility of human memory and the ways in which we try to shore it up. Features performances by T. Narrated by Meryl Streep. What the Future Sounded Like tells this fascinating story of British electronic music. Burroughs by the LA Review of Books.
Burroughs and his years in Lawrence, Kansas. He lived in Lawrence longer than in any other place and chose to spend the last several years of his life here. We're not sure, but it definitely adds some excitement to a summer that's filled with festival and party cancellations due to COVID Neon 90's Movie Night — Watch " Back to the Future II" on the big screen and check out the t hrowback DJ on the main stage playing all the biggest hits from the decade straight to your car stereo.
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