Mother India is home to many castes, tribes and religions and one common factor that brings this diverse country all together is Jewelry. Come explore the deep history and culture of the jewelry of India dating back more than 5000 years. As we explore the history we also take you into Bangalore, India and talk to local Jewelry Stores and Jewelry Artisans as they share their stories and their family history of their involvement in jewelry going far back into their family ancestry.
The possible consolation of losing someone is perhaps hope. After they grieve the death of their parents, Manong and Ading will once again suffer anguish because someone who is very dear to them goes missing. Due to their fear of losing another loved one, they go for a quest. Will they be successful in their search or will they be condemned to lose for another time? The Rural Agents, a film about Ilocano life and culture that was written and produced by Gabriel Gantala, 22, from Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. It became one of the top 100 films included in the Hollywood Venus Awards (HVA) for 2020 official selection, outshining more than 1,000 other films from all over the world.
The collaboration between the Tanacross and Northway, Alaska communities and trained linguistic specialists from the Alaska Native Language Center to keep their native language from disappearing. And the continuation of the tangential community effort of preserving their language and culture by teaching and using them at home and in schools and in their lives.
Full-length documentary about wedding customs and rites from different parts of Ukraine. This film will immerse the viewer in the world of rich, striking and diverse wedding culture of 8 regions of the country: Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia, Kharkiv, Rivne and Chernivtsi.
A film by Spetsnaz, narrated through a first person perspective, documenting his journey and the journeys of countless other men. "A Documentary Told in Four Chapters. Featuring many favorite content creators & some of the videos that impacted me the most in my journey. This Feature does not take a historical approach but is rather an expression of my experience discovering men going their own way content & the impact it had on my development. It is told from a personal individual perspective. I wanted to make this video to have closure on that chapter in my life & to leave a record of what was & what continues to evolve. The insights & shared experiences of men are more important now than ever. They certainly helped me."
A documentary about one of the most popular cultural venues in the world and one of the most visited monuments in France—the Centre Pompidou
While no wrestling is actually depicted, Atilogivu: The Story of a Wrestling Match documents gymnastic dancing to drum and flute music of the Ibu people, east of the River Niger.
A short look into the minds of Melbournes graffiti writers and the relationship Melbourne has with its adopted graffiti culture.
The French controversial author Gabriel Matzneff talks about film/cinema and his taste and flavors, without editing or interruptions. Among a lot of favorable experiences Matzneff mention "The Boy with Green Hair" (1948) by Joseph Losey, "Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom" (1975) by Pier Paolo Pasolini, and directors/auteurs like Marcel Carné and Orson Welles.
Masao Adachi, the author and director of experimental works and pinku-eiga in the 1960s, was a member of the Japanese New Left that shifted from being a filmmaker to a guerrilla fighter. In 1974, he joined the Japanese Red Army in Lebanon, which worked closely with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. Filmmaker Lutz Dammbeck met Adachi in Tokyo in 2018 and talked with him about a wide range of topics, including art, revolution, the influence of western avant-garde art and American underground; the Japanese Red Army; collaboration with secret services; the role of the Left after 1968; and the reasons for failures of leftist ideas and strategies.
Whether political, sociological or social questions. In one's own life and that of others. Living, eating, loving. In art and philosophy. Everywhere man asks the question of "naturalness". How do I behave naturally? Do I have to behave naturally? What is natural? What is nature? This question occupies the most diverse people, have the most varied traits and characteristics. Man and woman as natural order or structures created by man? Meat consumption as natural predator behavior or factory farming? Nature-related living and urban planning? The topic covers all questions of human life. In this short film, this question should be discussed abstractly. Not by specific subject-relatedness, but by the juxtaposition of subjective ideas about the abstract nature of nature from the perspective of a Western white man.
Architecture in Beirut was the second greatest victim of the civil war, with pages of ancient and modern history erased by the end of the conflict. This documentary interviews citizens calling for a reconstruction plan that would preserve Beirut’s spirit of culture and openness.
Akerman, Monteiro, Oliveira, Ruiz, Schroeter and Wenders are among the directors he produced: Deux, trois fois Branco is a portrait of Portuguese producer Paulo Branco, between life and legend.
In 2016 eleven young men from Parade Gardens in Kingston, Jamaica travelled to Scotland for the first time, bringing their powerful parkour performance Run Free to the National Theatre of Scotland’s Home/Away festival. Now the story of their journey is told in a heart-warming new documentary film. Run Free: The Documentary shows the struggles and triumphs of these young men as they create a piece of theatre that impacts both them and their community, a journey that saw them travel across the world, many for the first time, from the streets of Kingston to the international stage. Run Free was developed as part of the National Theatre of Scotland’s pioneering Jump programme. Originally presented by the National Theatre of Scotland, British Council, and Manifesto Jamaica, under the creative guidance of directors Simon Sharkey, Brian Johnson, and choreographer Liane Williams.