Archive for the ‘Documentary’ Category

11 Hours Of Chill Driving In Japan

11 Hours Of Chill Driving In Japan.

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1911: A Trip Through New York City

Old film of New York City in the year 1911.

Print has survived in mint condition. Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. This film was taken by the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern on a trip to America.

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The Story of Warfarin

Blood, rats and anticoagulants: The story of warfarin.

The history of warfarin, one of the earliest anticoagulant drugs, is littered with the bodies of sick cows and poisoned rats. This animation tells the story of how a bloody beginning gave rise to a life-saving medication.

Animation: Dog & Rabbit in association with Jules Bartl • Sound by Nigel Manington.

Via

Roads, Rivers, Cities.
Arteries, Veins, Neurons.

This film by Maria Ferreira features imagery obtained through Google Street View from seemingly infinite one point perspective roads from all around the world and digitally manipulated satellite photographs found through Google Earth and the United States Geological Survey Database.

String Theory Explained

What is The True Nature of Reality?

Black holes are scary things. But they also might reveal the true nature of the universe to us.

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Elspeth Beard: Riding Into History

You’re 23, your heart’s been broken and there’s a long, hard slog of study stretching out in front of you. What do you do?

For Elspeth Beard, a round-the-world trip on the back of her 1974 BMW R60/6 flat-twin motorbike proved the ultimate remedy for a wounded heart and weary head.

Directed by Souleyman Messalti & Joe Brooks.

The Neptune Navy: Sea Shepherd

This animation presents some of Neptune Navy’s most successful direct-action campaigns at sea over the past 40 years.

Thanks to generous supporters, the fleet continues to grow and serve the mission to defend, conserve and protect our oceans around the world.

Animation by the team at Affreux Bonhomme, narration by Captain Peter Hammarstedt.

The Papermaker

The Papermaker“ is a short documentary about one of the last handcrafting papermakers in Europe and his great love for paper. Gangolf Ulbricht makes unique tree- free papers by hand. For international artists, conservators, photographers, printers and many more.

He learned his uniqe craft in Germany, Japan, France and England. In this short film we see him producing his fine paper in his basement studio in the Arthouse Bethanien in Berlin-Kreuzberg. He talks about his love and dedication for this craft – and it ́s future. Gangolf has worked for a number of known artists like: Jenny Holzer, Louise Bourgeois, Guenther Uecker, Jonathan Meese, Damien Hirst, Christiane Baumgartner, Matthias Weischer and many more.

Why Alien Life Would Be Our Doom

Finding alien life on a distant planet would be amazing news – or would it? If we are not the only intelligent life in the universe, this probably means our days are numbered and doom is certain.

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Colorscope: Pink

“When you think about the color pink, you are probably conjuring up images of little girls in pink dresses, with pink toys like Barbie or a Disney princess in a pretty gown.”

Colorscope is an award-winning series on CNN that explores our perception of color and its use across cultures, one shade at a time.

Directed by Giant Ant • Written & narrated by Dr. James Fox.

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