Brett sez, "French producers snuck into Burma and made an undercover documentary, "Happy World: Burma, the dictatorship of the absurd," about the bizarre regime. Awesome access, and the web documentary uses Popcorn.js to provide contextual links. Open Creative Commons licensing allows anyone to share, download and embed the experience. Interesting that it was also produced not with broadcasters but with a newspaper.
Very cool 'censurator' animates your twitter feed with brownshirts from the dictatorship."
Happy World: Burma, the dictatorship of the absurd
A feature-length documentary about the making of the 1988 cult classic Beetlejuice is in the works. The film is being made and directed by French Beetlejuice superfan Fred China and produced by Adam F. Goldberg (The Goldbergs) and Lee Leshen (Back in Time, Ghostheads). Here’s its trailer: They’re currently running a second crowdfunding campaign to […]
In anticipation of the brand new Tales of the City series (!!), Netflix is now playing the documentary about its creator, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin. THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN examines the life and work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the […]
The story of Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf is being told in a new documentary. It’s called Meow Wolf: Origin Story and it opens nationwide in theaters November 29th. Can’t wait! When a group of young DIY artists in Santa Fe can’t find a door into the art world, they blow open an entirely […]
Are you super organized? You’re going to love the Genius Pack G4 and its seemingly limitless, well-placed compartments. Not that organized? You’re still going to love this piece of luggage because it’s so well thought out that it practically does the packing for you. We’ve all tried to stuff a piece of carry-on so full […]
If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re not just hungry for success. You’re hungry for knowledge, the insights that can lead to bigger and better ideas and ways to implement them. That knowledge is out there in the bestselling biz books that have changed the game over the years. There’s just one problem: In a fast-paced lifestyle, […]
Countless research studies have proven what is incredibly obvious to anyone who has a favorite song: Music can have a profound effect on our mood. So why not put that science to work for more than just de-stressing your commute? That’s the idea behind the Humm.ly Music Therapy App, a new tool that aims to […]