Goede zang doet pijn

On 01/29/2011, in Art and artists, by thomas

Het Spaanse stadje Jerez de la Frontera is één van de belangrijkste kweekvijvers van de flamenco. Cameraman en regisseur Martijn van Beenen en Ernestina van de Noort, directeur van de Flamencobiennale, gingen er naar toe, op zoek naar de wortels van deze bijzondere, Spaanse volkskunst. Ze ontmoeten drie generaties gitaristen – Manuel Morao, Moraíto Chico […]

 

The Ascent of man

On 01/25/2011, in History, by wouter

This a thirteen-part documentary television series produced by the BBC and Time-Life Films which was first transmitted in 1973. It was written and presented by Jacob Bronowski. Intended as a series of “personal view” documentaries in the manner of Kenneth Clark’s 1969 series Civilisation, Ascent received acclaim for Bronowski’s highly informed but eloquently simple analysis, […]

 

Rivers and tides

On 01/22/2011, in Art and artists, by arnout

Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature. The documentary follows Goldsworthy on his trips through the land. Using nature to transform nature. Rivers and Tides is a 2001 documentary directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer about the British artist Andy Goldsworthy, who creates intricate and ephemeral sculptures from natural materials such as rocks, leaves, flowers, […]

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Return to Source: Philosophy & ‘The Matrix’

On 01/22/2011, in Philosophy, by wouter

Return to the source. Philosophy & The Matrix – a documentary about the film The Matrix and its relationship to philosophy Philosophy And The Matrix via Berto : “This is a documentary about the film The Matrix and its relationship to philosophy and philosophical themes. The discussion is broad, and explains how masterfully and seamlessly […]

 

The Century of the Self

On 01/22/2011, in Media, Politics & Law, Psychology, by wouter

The Century of the Self is a British television documentary film that focuses on the family of Sigmund Freud, particularly his daughter and nephew,‭ ‬who influenced the way corporations and governments throughout the‭ ‬20th century have thought about,‭ ‬and dealt with,‭ ‬people.[1] Episodes Happiness Machines The Engineering of Consent There is a Policeman Inside All […]

 

The Mayfair Set

On 01/22/2011, in Finance & Economics, Politics & Law, by wouter

The Mayfair Set is a series of programmes produced by Adam Curtis for the BBC, first broadcast in the summer of 1999. The programme looked at how buccaneer capitalists of hot money were allowed to shape the climate of the Thatcher years, focusing on the rise of Colonel David Stirling, Jim Slater, James Goldsmith, and […]

 

The Living Dead

On 01/22/2011, in Politics & Law, Psychology, by wouter

The Livng Dead, Three Films About the Power of the Past was the second major documentary series made by British film-maker Adam Curtis. This series investigated the way that history and memory (both national and individual) have been used by politicians and others. It was transmitted on BBC Two in the spring of 1995.   Summary of episodes: 1. […]

 

Pandora’s box

On 01/21/2011, in Politics & Law, Psychology, Technology R&D, by wouter

Pandora’s Box, subtitled A fable from the age of science, is a six part 1992 BBC documentary television series written and produced by Adam Curtis, which examines the consequences of political and technocratic rationalism. The episodes deal, in order, with communism in The Soviet Union, systems analysis and game theory during the Cold War, economy in the United Kingdom during the 1970s, the insecticide DDT, Kwame Nkrumah‘s […]

 

Pollock

On 01/21/2011, in Art and artists, by admin

Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956), known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. He was regarded as a mostly reclusive artist. He had a volatile personality, and struggled with alcoholism for […]

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The landscape of Alan Moore

On 01/21/2011, in Art and artists, Philosophy, by werner

The Mindscape of Alan Moore is a 2003 feature documentary which chronicles the life and work of Alan Moore, author of several acclaimed graphic novels, including From Hell, Watchmen and V for Vendetta.[1] The Mindscape of Alan Moore is Shadowsnake’s first completed feature project, part One of the Shamanautical / 5 Elements series. It is the directorial debut of DeZ Vylenz. It is the only […]

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