Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Summer in undercurrents

Just got back from Earthwise Festival in Dorset...showed our films in StarBar..a fully solar powered cinema...how cool is that eh? Heres some things I found on my travels in cyber space this week.

Funny political online animations
Our current favourite is 'Taliban Takes on Telemarketers'
http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/political/

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
An inspiring documentary about how oil corporate media mix to control society. Amnesty International withdrew this documentary from a film festival due to a massive campaign of intimidation and threats from the Venezuelan right-wing.Watch it online
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article13119.htm

Dance on Screen Film Festival
30 October - 5 November 2006 CALL FOR ENTRIES
Film makers, artists and choreographers around the world are invited to
submit work for the festival. Dance Documentaries DEADLINE: 21 July 2006
http://www.danceonscreen.org.uk

Swansea Bay Film Festival,Wales
Undercurrents have been nominated for 5 awards!
See the films and meet the directors on Wednesday June 7th at Dynevor Media Centre, Swansea From 2pm
http://www.swanseafilmfestival.com

I ain't looking for your Sympathy
A very inspiring documentary about women using funky techniques to overcome disability.
Available on the Broad Horizons compilation DVD.
http://www.undercurrents.org/broads/

Corporate Watch Magazine seeks radical poets
It is a great organisation based in Oxford and they seek poets for new book.
http://corporatewatch.wordpress.com

What she did next!
Those of you who have watched the our film,'Evolving Minds' (psychosis and spirituality) may be interested in what Melissa did next.Since the 2004 Tsuanami she has been based in Sri Lanka and has now set up a children's trauma relief arts project and is also establishing a children's ecovillage.
http://www.undercurrents.org/minds and http://www.art-2-art.org

The Future of Documentary event London
Thursday 6th July 6pm-8.30pm
http://www.01zero-one.co.uk

BritDoc in Oxford
July 26-28th in Keble College Oxford,BRITDOC Festival boosting the British feature documentary sector. hosted by Morgan Spurlock (Director Supersize Me).
http://www.britdoc.org

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