Paramusical Ensemble

This short documentary follows the preparation and performance of Activating Memory by the Paramusical Ensemble comprising of four severely motor-impaired patients and a string quartet at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, London, on 17 July 2015.

We kunnen steeds beter ontcijferen wat ons brein doet en dat levert prachtige nieuwe mogelijkheden op. Niet alleen in de praktische zin maar ook juist op het creatieve en emotionele vlak.

Door: cinema iloobia

The Tables

Ik ben gek op tafeltennis. In de tijd dat ik nog een atelier had stond hij op de gang. Was me bijna elke dag wel aan het meten met een andere kunstenaar. Fanatiek steeds een beetje beter worden.

Nadat ik mijn atelier had opgezegd is het mijn eettafel geworden. Kon er geen afscheid van nemen. Dus als ik dan zo’n video zie over hoe de ping pong tafels in een park in NY verbroederen en culturele en sociale grenzen doen vervagen wordt ik helemaal blij. Zat de hele video met een grijns op mijn gezicht.

Door: Jon Bunning

Ofoundation wil een onhoudbare kettingreactie van duurzame ondernemingen teweeg brengen

Ofoundation heeft een stevige ambitie: een kettingreactie van ondernemingen in ontwikkelingslanden. Om zo de mensen daar een duurzame, zeer lange termijn toekomst te bieden die ze volledig zelf realiseren. Maar om dit balletje aan het rollen krijgen beginnen ze bij ons. Ze zijn net een crowdfunding actie begonnen waar ze 30.000 euro willen verzamelen om […]

Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Debate Cold Open – SNL

Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) and Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) face off in the first presidential debate, moderated by Lester Holt (Michael Che). Get more SNL on Hulu Plus: Get more SNL: Full Episodes:… Like SNL: Follow SNL: SNL Tumblr: SNL Instagram: SNL Pinterest: Link: Donald Trump vs. […]

Powers of Ten™ (1977)

Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside in Chicago, this famous film transports us to the outer edges of the universe. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out until our own galaxy is visible only a s a speck of light among many others. Returning to Earth with breathtaking speed, we move inward- into the hand of the sleeping picnicker- with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. Our journey ends inside a proton of a carbon atom within a DNA molecule in a white blood cell. POWERS OF TEN © 1977 EAMES OFFICE LLC (Available at
Link: Powers of Ten™ (1977)

Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch

There’s an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern politics impossible. Elizabeth Lesser explores the two sides of human nature within us (call them “the mystic” and “the warrior”) that can be harnessed to elevate the way we treat each other. She shares a simple way to begin real dialogue — by going to lunch with someone who doesn’t agree with you, and asking them three questions to find out what’s really in their hearts.

Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on, at
Link: Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch

How nature invented learning, the gentle revolution

Play engineer Floris Koot talks about a gentle revolution in education: “The overview effect of astronauts teaches us we are part of one and the same system. We should see education from a broader and bounderyless perspective. From that perspective measurability is a war-crime! Let’s look each other in the eye and take away the critical measured view. Just listen to what wants to be born.”

He believes ‘we’ only win when everyone wins. Globally many people and organizations seek to work so that the whole will flourish through their activity. Floris contributes to this Gentle Revolution happening. He helps individuals and organizations to become more purpose driven, free and playful. – See more at:

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at
Link: How nature invented learning, the gentle revolution | Floris Koot | TEDxArnhem

Humanity in Action Presents Just People

Door: Humanity in Action

In 2011, Humanity in Action partnered with the acclaimed Dutch filmmaker Annegriet Wietsma to produce the organization’s first film—one that would reach a large audience and share Humanity in Action educational concerns, messages and goals.

“Just People: A Quest for Social Souls with Independent Minds” is Wietsma’s filmic essay. It explores the challenges and complexities of being an independent individual while cooperating in a social group – how not to be a bystander, how to dare to stand out from the crowd. After the Holocaust, postwar generations have asked themselves: What would I have done, living there and then? The film reframes the haunting question and looks for answers in the present rather than in the past: How do I behave today, now and here, in a group, and as an individual?

“Just People” connects past and present in a stunning global fabric of images and thoughts, leaving the final question to the viewers: What would you like to be, a just person or just a person?

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Gasland Part II

Door: Biggest Ideas

Gasland Part II follows on three years later, to continue documenting how the stakes have been raised on all sides in one of the most devastating environmental issues rapidly spreading the globe. This sequel further enriches the argument that the gas industry’s portrayal of natural gas as a clean and safe alternative to oil is a lie, where in fact fracked wells inevitably leak over time, and vent exuberantly more potent greenhouse gasses such as methane in cumulative effect, not to mention the continued string of cases of severe water contamination across the United States and even cases as far away as Australia. Gasland Part II follows deeper into these happenings, revealing yet more of an entrenched corporate collusion in the pursuit of exploiting dwindling ‘natural resources’