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There is a reason, Energizing Our World, a 55-minute documentary on sustainability, was the closing selection at Denton’s annual Thin Line Film Festival last month.
Perhaps it’s the way viewers are instantly drawn into the lush landscapes of Costa Rica and California and striking cityscapes of Spain and The Netherlands.
Maybe it’s because the business leaders and educators in the film make a complex concept like sustainability easy to understand.
Could it be the soulful voice of its celebrity narrator, Academy Award nominee, Edward James Olmos?
Or perhaps it’s seeing for ourselves that using renewable energy (solar and wind power), and recycling waste (like sludge from oil refineries being turned into deisel fuel and CO2 being used in place of water to dye fabrics) might keep us from running out of natural resources.
One thing that’s certain: it is under the watchful eye of Executive Producer, Joni Bounds (JNB Holding Company) that both her teams (in front of…
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Jewels of the Jungle takes audiences on a worldwide journey of scientific exploration, trekking throughout the forests of Australia, Bolivia and Peru, and into laboratories throughout the United States, presenting viewers with a first glimpse of what may become humanity’s next generation of wonder drugs.
Inspired by x-rays and organic forms these clips were made using a variety of methods including film, coding, image manipulation and After Effects.
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Global cooling was a conjecture during the 1970s of imminent cooling of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere along with a posited commencement of glaciation. This hypothesis had little support in the scientific community, but gained temporary popular attention due to a combination of a slight downward trend of temperatures from the 1940s to the early 1970s and press reports that did not accurately reflect the scientific understanding of ice age cycles. In contrast to the global cooling conjecture, the current scientific opinion on climate change is that the Earth has not durably cooled, but undergone global warming throughout the twentieth century.
PressPausePlay is a film about the digital revolution and a deep glance into the cultural democracy and mediocrity in our mediatic reality. With so many interviews (from Moby to Sean Parker) with some of the world’s most influential creators of the digital era this is a must-see documentary.
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