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Green Pharma – Traditional Medicine in Cambodia

This 8-minute teaser shows the results of a 1-week exploration into the Rattanakiri area of Northern Cambodia and provides a glimpse into world of traditional medicine in S.E. Asia. The upcoming film project aims to raise awareness of the plight of traditional pharmacy so as......

Burning Man – American Catharsis

Burning Man is a radical self-therapy and the beginning of an American cult whose followers meet once a year in the Nevada Desert to build and burn their temple. More than 50-thousand participants – doctors, lawyers, students, high-level managers of Amazon and eBay, bosses of......

‘ACTA-GATE’ The Polish demonstrate against internet control

The demonstrations in Poland could be considered the catalyst for further demonstrations and eventually the rejection of the ACTA in the EU. Fortunately for all of us in Europe, ACTA was rejected in the European Parlament. We spoke to some key figures about the true......

My Father, Szymon Laks

‘My Father, Szymon Laks’ presents a personal portrait of Szymon Laks (1901 – 1983), a Polish composer, mathematician, violinist, conductor, writer, polemicist and fierce language purist.  As a prisoner of Auschwitz for 3-years, he became the head of the ‘Lagerkapelle’ – prisoners’ orchestra. He survived......

Black Culture in South Carolina – Now and Yesterday

Touching on themes which affect the present generation of African Americans resulting from the legacy of slavery, we asked black Americans how their life has been shaped by segregation and white domination. Dewayne Barton, designer and contractor of the Garden of Peace explains his art-installation:......

The Zhang Family Band performing Lao Qiang ‘Old Tunes’ in Sydney

They survived the Cultural Revolution.  The Zhang Family Band play Chinese Folk Rock n’ Roll with it’s origins dating 2000 years back.  “The Zhang Family Band is made up of brothers and cousins who have continued the performance of such repertoire despite China’s rapid modernisation......

Quarry Hill’s free-style community

Visiting the oldest utopian community in Vermont, USA. 2012. An interview with the co-founder Barbara Hall-Fiske and her daughter Ladybelle. “At Quarry Hill, the Fiskes’ intention was to create an artists’ and writers’ retreat, a gathering place for creative and freethinking people.”...