Archive for the ‘Documentary’ Category

What Happened Before History? Human Origins

Humans. We have been around for a while now. When we think about our past we think about ancient civilizations, the pyramids, stuff like that. But this is only a tiny, tiny part of our history.

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

Voyagers by Santiago Menghini

Travel along with Voyager spacecrafts through their planetary expedition spanning over three decades.

A short animated documentary tribute to the NASA Voyager space program by Santiago Menghini.

The film takes a poetic approach to the literal history of the mission by fusing the sounds, images, and archival footage associated with the crafts. The short film serves as a reminder of our accomplishments in space exploration by focusing on what we have managed to achieve through the ambitious Voyager program.

The film also showcases the images and sounds of our solar system through the real photographs and plasma frequencies received by the voyager crafts.

The Function of Music

A conversation with Jad Abumrad about sound, music and the function of music.

A film by Mac Premo.

What Are You?

What Are You?

So. Are you your body? And if so, how exactly does this work?

Lets explore lots of confusing questions.

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

BY THE RIVER

A short animation for kids to help them identify birds. This film is set by the river. We see a BLACKBIRD, SWALLOWS, a KINGFISHER, SWIFTS and a pair of GOLDFINCHES.

Director, Animator & Design: Will Rose.

Self-Esteem

self_esteem

Design & animation by Jesse Collett • Script & voice over by Alain de Botton.

Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Dioramas: Nix + Gerber

An observation of art, partnership, and the creative process —
seen through the lens of post-apocalyptic dioramas.

Directed & Produced by The Drawing Room • Featuring Lori Nix + Kathleen Gerber.

Original Music: tonefarmer • Sound Design & Mix: Corey Folta • Colorist: Phil Choe / Nice Shoes.

BULLSHIT!

Harry Frankfurt is an American philosopher and author of the New York Times Best Seller “On Bullshit”. Although first conceived as an essay over 30 years ago, his theory on bullshit is more relevant than ever before.

BULLSHIT! aims to further our understanding of what bullshit is, why there’s so much of it, and how it can be a greater enemy to the truth than lies.

How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity

Is there a border we will never cross?

Are there places we will never be able to reach, no matter what?

It turns out there are. Far, far more than you might have thought…

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

BULLETPROOF THOUGHTS #3. Rodney Mullen

An ongoing series of philosophical pills for the suffering souls of the hypermodern era.

Directed by Antoni Sendra.

Excerpt from Ned Breslin interview with Rodney Mullen, 15th April 2014.

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