MINE KAFON is a 5th place Winner in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch the winners at focusforwardfilms.com/winners.
A short documentary portrait on a designer who has created a low cost solution to landmine clearance.
Check out his website:
or for other films by us at Ardent Film Trust:
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The RNLA explosive ordnance disposal service
Copyright Ardent Film Trust 2012
Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti (@GabDiamanti) has invented Eliodomestico,
an eco-distiller running on solar power, to provide safe drinking-water for people in developing countries:
a very simple way to produce healthy, bacteria-free water.
Eliodomestico is an open source project.
Winner at Core77 Design Award 2012 - social impact category;
Finalist at the Prix Émile Hermès 2011 competition.
Over 100,000 in 32 countries and expanding to colleges, Circle of 6 is the Winner of the HHS/White House Apps Against Abuse Technology Challenge and the Institute of Medicine and Avon Foundation for Women Safety @Home Challenge, Circle of 6 is a free anti-Violence App for the iPhone and Android. Download FREE! circleof6app.com. For press kit, press release and high-res stills go to: circleof6app.com/press. Also available in Hindi! Hotlines customized for New Delhi अब हिन्दी में, नई दिल्ली की हॉटलाइन्स के साथ
Dating violence and sexual assault are widespread problems among young women, with nearly 1 in 5 reporting assault while in college. With only two taps, Circle of 6 connects users threatened with possible sexual assault and abuse to a network of trusted friends, using GPS technology, anti-violence online resources, and a commitment to support each other: “I won't let violence happen in my circle.”
Anti-violence resources, Circle of 6 video, and iPhone download is available at circleof6app.com.
Circle of 6 is a project of Tech for Good, Inc, a start-up non-profit dedicated to violence prevention in vulnerable populations through the use of mobile technology and harm-reduction education principles. We are a lean, global team bringing our experience with storytelling, code and design to develop engaging tools and campaigns to support a culture of connectivity and accountability.
Tech for Good, Inc is: Nancy Schwartzman, Executive Director; Christine Corbett Moran, Engineer; Thomas Cabus, Creative Director.
Video by Isaac Mathes.
Titles by Thomas Cabus.
Thanks to Anna Lekas Miller @agoodcuppa
More information at
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Special thanks to Selector for lending his song, "Garnet". Hear more at rypat.com