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  1. The Landfill | Jessica Edwards & Gary Hustwit

    03:20

    from Focus Forward Films Added 147K 254 4

    The United States produces 390 billion pounds of garbage every year, and finding places to dispose of it is a serious environmental and economic challenge. But what if we could change the way we think…

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    • The Bionic Eye | Steven Cantor

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      The “Bionic Eye”, created by Dr. Joseph Rizzo and Prof. John Wyatt, is aimed at restoring sight to patients who suffer from degenerative blindness. Join the conversation and tweet #BIONICEYE…

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      • Hilary's Straws | Phil Cox

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        from Focus Forward Films Added 144K 259 9

        One day, quadriplegic Hilary Lister and her friends smashed up and cannibalised a wheel chair, some metal pipes and a few electric circuit boards. The result was a unique technical invention that…

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        • Newtown Creek Digester Eggs: The Art of Human Waste | David Leitner

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          from Focus Forward Films Added 143K 207 1

          The Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, epitomizes what can be achieved by progressive government working with local activists to adopt the latest technology -- but it's…

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          • Speaking With Light | Alex Gibney

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            Dr Edie Widder takes us on a journey deep under the sea. She’s used pioneering research with bioluminescent sea creatures to help us shine a light on the levels of pollution we’re producing…

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            • Panmela Castro | Heloisa Passos

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              Panmela Castro was born and raised in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is the president of Nami Network, a feminist organization that promotes women's rights through graffiti-art.…

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              • The Cleanest Pig | David White & Paul Wedel

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                After waiting 50 years, some exceedingly rare pigs help Dr. Bob Elliott perform a medical miracle. Join the conversation and tweet #CleanestPig to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD…

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                • Emergency | Kief Davidson

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                  In an area better known for apocaliptic sandstorms, punishing heat, and seemingly endless war, Sudan’s state-of-the-art Salam Center offers highly specialized health care free of charge to people…

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                  • The Music Man | Steve James

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                    from Focus Forward Films Added 120K 71 4

                    MUSIC MAN tells the story of professor and inventor Ge Wang who teaches computer music at Stanford University where he began the innovative Stanford Laptop Orchestra. Wang believes everyone who loves…

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                    • In Your Head | Michael Tucker & Petra Epperlein

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                      Can virtual reality control pain? Interface designer Dr. Diane Gromala has experienced chronic pain for the last 25 years. Working with concepts of mindfulness meditation--where a patient focuses…

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                      • Techistan | Senain Kheshgi

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                        Tech entrepreneur Rehan Allawala is on a mission to empower Pakistan’s most disenfranchised before they’re left behind by the Internet revolution. Join the conversation and tweet #Techistan…

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                        • SLINGSHOT | Paul Lazarus

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                          SLINGSHOT is the 3rd place Winner in the $200,000 GE/FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch the winners at http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/winners. Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter,…

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