Posts Categorized: Film

‘Sparked’

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” reads the Arthur C. Clarke quote at the beginning of this delightful, short film, ‘Sparked’. “A live interaction between humans and autonomous flying machines”, the magic was created by Swiss technical university ETH Zurich in conjunction with Verity Studios and Cirque Du Soleil, without the help of any…

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Prospect Cottage Garden

 Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage on Nowness.com… The late filmmaker Derek Jarman created a beautiful, spare and serene garden in Dungeness, Kent in England, right beside the nuclear power station there. I’ve wanted to visit it ever since I saw Jarman’s1995 book on it, so here’s a glimpse from photographer Howard Sooley (who also did the photography for the book), in his…

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‘Adventure Is Curiosity’

“The Questions We Ask” – Bruce Kirkby in a Kalum Ko film from Kalum Ko on Vimeo.  ‘In the spring of 2013, Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby crossed the Georgia Straight from Vancouver to Victoria on an inflatable standup paddleboard. In this award-winning short film, he contemplates the true meaning of adventure’. Kirby says, “Adventure is…

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Mythical Creatures

L.A. artist Gary Baseman has a Kickstarter project to make a documentary film with animation about his family’s story from World War ll Poland… ” The film explores Baseman’s personal historical journey to the Ukraine during which he will build a monument paying tribute to Holocaust survivors. Part Pixar, part History Channel, Baseman travels to the Ukraine…

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