On this episode of The New Architects, I sit down (virtually) with Chris Robé to talk about his new book Breaking the Spell – A History of Anarchist Filmmakers, Videotape Guerrillas, and Digital Ninjas . Chris Robé is an associate professor in Film and Media Studies at Florida Atlantic University....
‘The Dark Side of Chocolate’ is a documentary about the continued allegations of trafficking of children and child labor in the international chocolate industry.
While we enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate, the reality is strikingly different for African children.
FIRST EARTH is a documentary about the movement towards a massive paradigm shift for shelter — building healthy houses in the old ways, out of the very earth itself, and living together like in the old days, by recreating villages.
More than 500 mountains have been destroyed by mountaintop removal coal mining. Watch this video of mountaintop removal featuring Woody Harrelson and a soundtrack featuring an original recording of “Blowin’ in the Wind,” sung by Willie Nelson.
This video is part of the National Memorial for the Mountains, hosted by www.ilovemountains.org.
Don Alverto Taxo, a Quichua elder and Iachak (community leader/healer), speaks of the ancient prophecy of the eagle and the condor meeting to bring a new harmony into the world. Don Alverto invites us all to trust the universal human intuition to bring greater harmony into our lives, and to seek after life’s deeper meaning
Harvey Milk was the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the US in 1977. His most recognized speech, “You Cannot Live On Hope Alone,” was given in 1978, shortly before he was assassinated. His words resonate particularly today as Californians debate a resolution to ban gay marriage.
We have arrived with the 2nd video in the ‘Make Your Own Life’ series. Last time we talked about making your own Laundry Soap. Now, we will talk about how to make deodorant.
These days, when you hear the word domestic terrorist, environmental activists probably don’t come to mind. But documents recently leaked show the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security has been tracking anti-gas drilling groups and their meetings, including a public screening of the film, GASLAND, a documentary about the environmental hazards of natural gas drilling. Why is the government so scared of these people they call, eco-terrorists, over cases of vandalism? Will Potter, founder of the blog Green Is The New Red, says this was created to be a bunch of hype around the country and to justify their Homeland Security jobs rather than focusing on bigger issues.