The Extraordinary Genius of Albert Einstein

On 02/21/2013, in Cosmology, Physics, Psychology, by wouter

This is a low-budget Internet documentary made by Shawna Halevy, in association with the (Lyndon) LaRouche Youth Movement. The core of the video is a pedagogical workshop on the Theory of Special Relativity as part of the educational process conducted by the LaRouche youth leadership. Not for the sake of understanding the theory itself, but using […]

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Baraka

On 02/26/2012, in Mythology, Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, by werner

Baraka is a 1992 non-narrative film directed by Ron Fricke. The title Baraka means blessing in a multitude of languages, deriving from the Arabic بركة,[2] descending from a common Semitic ancestor and cognate to the Hebrew Baruch. Baraka has no plot, no storyline, no actors, no dialogue nor any voice-over. Instead, the film uses themes to present new steps and evoke emotion through pure cinema. Baraka is a kaleidoscopic, global compilation of both […]

2012: Time for Change

On 06/12/2011, in Mythology, Psychology, by wouter

“2012: Time for Change” presents an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom. Directed by Emmy Award nominee Joao Amorim, the film follows journalist Daniel Pinchbeck, author of the bestselling 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, on a quest for a new paradigm that integrates the archaic wisdom of tribal cultures with the scientific method. As […]

 

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 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 […]