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  1. Skateistan: To Live And Skate Kabul is a beautiful and moving short film that follows the lives of two young skateboarders from Afghanistan who attend the Skateistan project. Juxtaposing the harsh reality of life in Kabul with the hopes and ambitions of the country’s children, the film is a touching ray of light from a country only ever in the news for all the wrong reasons.

    For more information about the incredible Skateistan project please visit skateistan.org

    Film Credits:
    Director / Producer Orlando von Einsiedel
    Cinematographer Franklin Dow
    Editor Peta Ridley
    Composer Patrick Jonsson

    The film was made possible with the support of Dazed & Confused and Diesel New Voices

    "Moving and beautifully Shot" Ben Machell, The Times

    "The film really knocked me out, it brought tears to my eyes" Stacy Peralta

    "Captivating. Infectious. Electrifying" Kathy.M.Y.Pyon, LA Times

    "Astonishing" Stephen Robinson, The Evening Standard

    The film has been officially selected into over 80 festivals worldwide including:

    Sundance Film Festival 2011
    SXSW Film Festival 2011
    Sheffield Doc/Fest 2010
    Full Frame Film Festival 2011
    One World Human Rights Film Festival 2011

    The film has also picked up numerous awards and accolades including:

    Winner Best Cinematography LA Skate Film Festival 2010
    Winner Best Documentary LA Skate Film Festival 2010
    Winner Best Documentary Portable Film Festival 2010
    Winner Best Editing Underwire Film Festival 2010
    Winner Best Cultural Film Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2011
    Winner Jury Prize Chamonix Adventure Film Festival 2011
    Winner Best Young Director We The Peoples Film Festival 2011
    Winner Special Jury Prize Mecal 2012
    Finalist Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2011
    Finalist FujiFilm Shorts 2011
    Finalist Best Representation Underwire Film Festival
    Finalist Rushes Film Festival 2011
    Finalist Vimeo Awards 2012
    Finalist Your Film Festival 2012
    Official Selection Economist Film Project

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  2. For their second edition, the on-line Sold Art gallery chose to publish a lithography enhanced by hand by Lek and Sowat. Both French artists stayed three days in the studio of URDLA in Villeurbanne in order to create this print named " Paper Trail ". The film tells the process of creation on 2 lithographic stones of 200 kilos each. Thanks to a mixture of 19th century know-how and contemporary art, of calame and roller, Lek and Sowat left a track on the tricky paper. The experiment is the heart of the work, nothing was planned or defined in advance. The mistakes become interesting, their movements are free.

    After printing, the artists paint over each copies, creating unique works of art. Available on http://www.soldart.com

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    Pour leur seconde édition, la galerie d’art en ligne Sold Art a choisi d’éditer une lithographie rehaussée à la main par Lek & Sowat. Les deux artistes français sont restés trois jours dans l’atelier d’impression d'URDLA à Villeurbanne afin de créer cette estampe «Paper Trail». Ce film de quelques minutes retrace le processus de création sur 2 pierres lithographiques de 200 kilos chacune. Mélange de savoir faire du XIX ème siècle et d’art contemporain, de calame et de rouleau, Lek & Sowat en ont laissé une trace sur le papier coton. L’expérimentation est au coeur de l’oeuvre, rien n’était prévu ni défini à l’avance. L’erreur devient alors intéressante, leurs gestes sont libres.

    Après l’impression, les artistes ont peint sur chaque exemplaire. Disponible sur http://www.soldart.com

    Film réalisé par : Ben Rch
    Musiques : Doppio - Blue / Elyon - Broken Clock / Elyon - Heartache / Gogo Penguin - Break / Thrupence - Thought 02 / Antonio Banderazz - sdgfsgfsdgfs
    Merci à l'équipe d'URDLA et au lithographe Marc Melzassard : http://www.urdla.com
    Merci à Lek & Sowat

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  3. 31 days:
    2 days on the plane
    29 on a skateboard

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  4. I hope that this film is a healthy nudge for people to shake up their lives a little bit.
    Jed's radical choice to quit his job and ride his bike across the world is a perfect challenge to the rest of us to get out of the routine and make some scary decisions. If you're afraid of a decision ahead of you, you're probably on the right track. Choose it. !

    Follow Jed's adventures @jedidiahjenkins
    My Instaspam @kennyjamez

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  5. ¡Cuatro! is a 2013 rockumentary starring the punk rock band Green Day, directed by Tim Wheeler.

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