Posts Categorized: Film

People of Nowhere

People of Nowhere from Lior Sperandeo on Vimeo. Filmmaker Lior Sperandeo says of his short, moving film, “I have heard and read different opinions about the wave of Syrian refugees who try to make their way in to the EU. Then I went to Lesvos. 7 days on the Greek Island gave me a healthier,…

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The Red Balloon

A red balloon with a mind of its own, a small boy, and a 1956 Parisian backdrop give this 34 minute film by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse immense charm. ‘Le Ballon Rouge‘ won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, as well as the Palme d’Or at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival for Best Short Film. Wonderful ambiance, filmed in the a…

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Audubon Mural in NYC

Audubon Mural Project. from mike fernandez on Vimeo. Says ProPhoto Daily, “For the past year, the National Audubon Society has been collaborating with New York City artists to create murals featuring replicas of John James Audubon’s paintings of birds on buildings in upper Manhattan, where Audubon once lived. So far, notes the New York Times, this…

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Malala

“There is a moment, when you have to choose, whether to be silent, or to stand up” says Malala Yousafzai, the extraordinary young woman who chose to stand up to the Taliban, in this newly released documentary, ‘He Named Me Malala‘, by Davis Guggenheim…