A new short film, titled “Voice Above Water” and directed by San Francisco director Dana Frankoff, offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of 90-year-old Wayan Nyo, a Balinese fisherman dedicated to collecting and recycling plastic found in the ocean.
Despite knowing the damage that plastic waste causes to the environment, global plastic production and use aren’t slowing down. In fact, roughly 1 million plastic bottles are produced every minute. A new short film, titled “Humanity’s Impact,” attempts to make a statement about the negative impact on plastic production and aims to contribute to positive social change around waste and recycling.
Director Jordan Blady’s newest project explores the beauty of poetry through another artistic medium: film. This short fashion film, titled “Somebody,” was created in collaboration with 22-year old Czech literary poet and model Bad’a Diaby.
Filmmakers gain inspiration for their art from all kinds of sources, and Luca Spreafico is no exception. His latest fashion film, “Alex,” was inspired by EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy.
The global organization Greenpeace recently launched a new campaign trolling British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The campaign includes a satirical animated video, titled “Wasteminster: A Downing Street Disaster.” This video aims to make a statement about the negative impact the U.K. government’s lack of action has had on the environment. It is Greenpeace’s latest attempt to pressure the British government into creating new policies around recycling and environmental support.
Western lovers now have another reason to plan a trip to Marfa, Texas. Marfa was the filming location for several western films, including the beloved epic “Giant.” It’s now also home to a massive, stunning mural created by artist John Cerney.
Since its debut in June 2014, the short film “San Antonio | The Saga” has been one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Plenty of locals love it, too. “San Antonio | The Saga” is a 24-minute short film and light show that takes viewers through 300 years of fascinating San Antonio, Texas, and United States history.
Research shows that over 80 percent of the global population lives under skies clouded by light pollution. SKYGLOW aims to shed light (no pun intended) on this problem and explore the biological impact it has on all living things.
Late last year, director Daria Geller premiered the new film “Him & Her,” a modern retelling of the short story “He & She.” “He & She,” the source material for “Him & Her,” is a short story written by Anton Chekhov in the 19th century. It consists of a series of love letters shared between a man and woman.
There are several stereotypes and unpleasant opinions in society today when it comes to pregnancies that deviate from the norm, which is young and married women. A particularly distasteful one is the attribution of a stigmatized social identity to older expectant mothers.