Posts Tagged with: documentary

Dec
08

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr

posted on December 8th 2013 in Animation & Arts & Documentary & Inspiration & Recycle & Sculpture & Video with 1 Comments

This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy Pyeatte and asked if they might shoot a quick video for her portfolio. The video was shot and edited in just two days and demonstrates Lahr’s insatiable desire to build, invent, and “bring life to something inanimate,” a process she called her “creative compulsive disorder.” Almost unthinkably, Lahr was killed in a hiking accident in Colorado on November 20th, a few weeks after this was shot.

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Jan
15

Short films, big ideas

posted on January 15th 2013 in Cinema & Documentary & Social & Video with 0 Comments

<<Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations.>> This is the abstract of one of the finalists of this interesting documentary film contest Focus Forward is carrying on.

Focus Forward is an unprecedented new series of 30 three-minute stories about innovative people who are reshaping the world through act or invention, directed by the world’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers.

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Oct
14

“Reportero”: or how to survive in Mexico doing journalism about drug traffic

posted on October 14th 2012 in Documentary & Video with 0 Comments

Thanks to the collaboration between  Internazionale, weekly journal that publish the best articles of journalists all over the world and founded in 1993 and Palazzo delle Esposizioni I yesterday assisted to “Internazionale in Rome: documentaries about information, international actuality and human rights” hosted under the Journalism Festival of Ferrara.

What you’ll find above all in this documentaries festival is the risk: the risk of working as journalism or having information in countries with censorship or dominated by violence or corruption.

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