1. The Elders - Trailer VOD

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    from Nathaniel Hansen / Added

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    Trailer for the documentary feature film The Elders, to be released in 2013. Official Selection and World Premiere at the 2013 Independent Film Festival Boston Ticketing for the April 28th Event: http://bit.ly/XEq0kf A feature-length documentary, The Elders uses stylized interview portraits of elderly individuals to tell a universal story about life's most important lessons. Thematically organized around life lessons that reflect a wide range of human emotion and experience, the film seeks to reveal a larger more complex portrait of our shared humanity. Directed by: Nathaniel Hansen Produced by: Nathaniel Hansen, Maria Menounos, and Keven Undergaro Original Score by: Lee Strauss Lens Set provided by: Richard Schleuning - Carl Zeiss USA DV SOLO 20 Tripod provided by: Gus Harilaou - Miller Tripod Crowdfunded via: www.Kickstarter.com Special Thanks to Chris Hurd, Philip Bloom, Mitch Aunger, Miller Tripods, Carl Zeiss USA, and Kickstarter.com More clips at http://www.theeldersfilm.com

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    • Heights

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      from Nathaniel Hansen / Added

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      In 2010 I interviewed John Turner, a retired aerospace engineer, in his home in Los Angeles. He turned 94 that year. His wonderful interview was part of a larger feature film called The Elders that I completed in 2011. John's interview was 3 hours long, but only 7 minutes make it into the final film. This short project was an attempt to see if I could cut another short (very short) film from that interview that was just as compelling without using any of the previous 7 minutes of footage that I had used already. Working with the theme "heights" I felt this re-edit was appropriate and my subtle use requires the viewer to connect the book-ends at the beginning (footage of earth), and at the end (a description of John's space career). As outer space represents, for me, the ultimate "height," John articulates some lessons learned at the height of his own life without ever mentioning in this cut his life's work: safely putting mankind into orbit. Music is by Lee Strauss, and is from my film The Elders. http://www.theeldersfilm.com Thanks to NASA for the timelapse images.

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      • Dorcas

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        An interview with Dorcas, my 5th grade elementary school teacher. She's one of a handful of educators in my life who I can immediately point to and say "you helped make me what I am today." I was glad she agreed to be a part of The Elders project. Enjoy this short snippet from her longer interview.

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        • Doy

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          Retired miner and lifetime fiddle-player, Doy dispenses handfulls of wisdom throughout his interview. Enjoy this teaser that pretty much sums him up!

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          • The Elders - Teaser 1

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            Teaser video for my upcoming documentary film The Elders.

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            • Ferdie

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              Ferdie (Ferdinand) is a Brooklyn born Actor/Director who spent 3 years on Broadway before getting in to the perfume business. Enjoy this short teaser for his full interview.

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              • Trailler: "el BEAT de la TAMBORA"

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                from Patrik Moskera / Added

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                This is the story of a town which hearts reside on its music, its relationship with the Magdalena river in the Colombian Momposina’s Depression, a place where all the “Magic sub-realism” of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s books comes to life. This town has an ancient earthly music tradition called “TAMBORA” a music the rises from the “BEATS” of the alegre drums, la tambora bass drum, las maracas, but mostly from the “BEATS” of the hearts of every son and daughter of this land, whose voices give melody to the “TAMBORA” and whose clapping hands sheer every second of this ground shaking music called “TAMBORA”. This is the story of a struggle for surviving. A sound that does not wan to stop sounding; A people that does not want to let their ancestral traditions disappear in to the avalanche of globalization, A river that does not want to run dry for the contamination and deforestation of the industrial world; This is the struggle for keeping ones identity, for saving the soul of your land. This land is called SAN MARTIN DE LOBA, and its heart “BEATS” because of the sound of the “TAMBORA” without it this town will surely die, and a part of every one of us as well.

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                • Live 4 Pakistan: Mary Robinson

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                  Mary Robinson, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and president of Ireland, now honorary president of Oxfam International, speaks about live4pakistan to voice her concern and care for the pakistan flood victims, supporting Imogen Heap & Thomas Ermacora's idea of using a webevent to raise money. Unfortunately she couldn't be in the stream because she was stuck in the middle of hurricane earl.

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                  • UNICEF: Sixtieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights PSA

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                    Description by David Koch http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/southafrica_46468.html JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 20 November 2008 – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu – one of the world's foremost and best known defenders of human rights – has spoken out about the importance of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of its adoption. To reinvigorate awareness about the Declaration, Archbishop Tutu has recorded a public service announcement to support the ‘Every Human Has Rights’ campaign, a partnership initiative which aims to encourage global conversation about human rights and the values that unite us all. The Declaration, drafted in 1948 – just two years after the founding of the UN itself – was the world's first expression of the inalienable rights shared by all, regardless of colour or creed, gender or age. It established a common set of standards for human achievement for all people: freedom, equality, solidarity, tolerance, respect and shared responsibility. Today, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Declaration is the most translated document in the word, available in some 300 languages. Human rights for all People around the world can sign a petition of support for human rights and the Declaration by visiting http://www.everyhumanhasrights.org/. In advocating for greater engagement with the Declaration – in a far more challenging global environment than could have been imagined in 1948 – Archbishop Tutu is leveraging the tremendous recognition and respect accorded him as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the chairman of South Africa's post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and chair of The Elders. A group of global thinkers who contribute their wisdom, experience and integrity to address the world's greatest challenges, The Elders was founded by Archbishop Tutu, Nelson Mandela and Graça Machel in 2007. Among the 12 Elders are past presidents, Nobel laureates, prime ministers and peace advocates. The public service announcement, produced by UNICEF in collaboration with The Elders and the ‘Every Human Has Rights’ campaign, will be available to broadcasters, educational institutions, human rights organizations and others to promote the cause of universal human rights for all. The PSA will be released in advance of the anniversary of the Declaration, 10 December.

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                    • Andi Luger - Zweiter Frühling

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                      Zweiter Frühling Skateboard Movie Vienna 2012

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