1. Minecraft Mausoleum (2011)


    from Tom Bogaert / Added

    Syrian president Bashar al-Assad is known to be a computer geek. He used to be chairman of the 'Syrian Computer Society' and opened up his country to the internet in 2001. In the face of the Arab Spring's general enthusiasm for online tools, Minecraft Mausoleum utilizes Minecraft - an online building game - as context and medium to present a model of a Mausoleum for president Bashar. Bashar al-Assad is a British-trained ophthalmologist and the eye doctor’s tumbling E eye chart is the alpha and omega of the Syrian IPO chapter. Does Dr. Bashar still dream about E charts and the course for Syria they might chart: left, right, up or down? -- His father Hafez and brother Basil are buried in a vast echoing mausoleum in the city of Qardaha. This M (“E down”) shaped mausoleum might be how Assad's Mausoleum will look like. Soundtrack: 'Song for Lenin' from the CD 'Best of Communism, selection of revolutionary songs. Hungaraton Records 1997 http://www.ibraaz.org/projects/42

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    • Civil War 2011


      from Kevin Corrales / Added

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      First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables, Florida - Youth Group. End of summer Civil War 2011. Filmed with GoPro HD Hero. Music: Battle Without Honor Or Humanity by Tomoyasu Hotei

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      • Hope is the thing with feathers


        from Dave Bonta / Added

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        Emily Dickinson's famous poem in its historical context. Reading by the one and only Nic Sebastian. Film clips are in the public domain: "Civil War," by Encyclopaedia Brittanica Films, 1954. Editing etc. by yours truly for http://movingpoems.com

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        • Pamplin Historical Park's Interactive Distance Learning Programs


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          Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier announces new exciting electronic field trip programs. Using video conference technology with multimedia content, Park educators are able to engage in interactive history programs for students in classrooms across the nation, and beyond. Students may respond to Park educators, ask questions, and learn from experts without leaving their schools.

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          • Avery's Battlefield Book Trailer


            from Matthew Bowersox / Added

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            A book trailer for Avery's Battlefield written by Deanna Klingel and published by BJU Press. The book follows the story of Avery Bennett who comes of age during the American Civil War. I created this trailer to kick off its release and would appreciate any comments and/or critiques on the creation of the trailer. Thank you

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            • a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL 'MY PEOPLE' ft. Hezekiah


              from Sean Mauricette / Added

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              I created this song to voice my concern as a member of the global community. In light of recent events in the UK, Middle East and the global financial crisis, I felt compelled to create a video for this song. As I was editing this video I received an alert that there was a state of emergency enacted for Trinidad, my mother's home country, and on CNN there was LIVE coverage of the revolution happening in Libya. I found myself thinking... My people...we need to really wake up to what's happening around us. ...My people...we need to reset our moral compass and focus on what's really important ...My people...the future for our children is not a very bright one if we continue down this road of dumb down music, dumb down television, and dumb down education. ...My people...I could go on...and on...and on. ...My people, my people...my people....open your eyes and as my father would say...let's 'Pick sense out of non-sense'. ----------- Video directed by: Sean Mauricette, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL co-directed by: Shawn Byfield Video shot by: Shawn Byfield (Toronto) & Yusuf Muhammad (Philly) Edited by: Sean Mauricette, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL Song Produced by: Sean Mauricette, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL & Kris Lamont a.k.a. K.L. ------------ Song is off the album 'TRAINATHOUGHT' available on all major download sites: iTunes, Napster, emusic, amazon, Rhapsody, CD Baby or can be ordered at any HMV across Canada.

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              • Bringing Details to the Big Screen


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                Academy Award-winning director Robert Redford, talks about bringing little-known historical details to the big screen in this clip from the DVD extras of the Civil War drama The Conspirator. Clip courtesy of the American Film Company.

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                • Fredericksburg Battlefield Lights Up in Memorial of Civil War Fallen


                  from Justin Scuiletti / Added

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                  On Memorial Day weekend, Fredericksburg National Cemetery lights up 15,300 luminaries, one for each of the soldiers buried there, in remembrance of all who fell during the Civil War. Produced for the PBS NewsHour in May, 2011.

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                  • This is our England now


                    from danny blair / Added

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                    There is more than one side to a story this is the scum version.

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                    • The Nightmares Begin


                      from Lindsay Smith / Added

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                      Doris Ayala - a young Salvadoran woman describes and recounts a battle between Government military forces and the FLMN soldiers during the civil war in El Salvador. Many civilians were caught in the crossfire. Doris and her mother Dora barely survived this murderous battle. Many others did not survive. After this battle Doris started having nightmares. She dreams in colour. In her nightmares she is shot, drowned, stabbed, killed in one way or another. Her nightmares are about Armageddon. Doris was ten years when the battle took place. She was twenty-three when she recorded this interview. She did this without rehearsal and in one take only. Cameraman, editor - Lindsay Smith

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