1. Give Forward

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    This is for everyone, everyone who has something to want, something to share, something to give. Give forward. Directed by Scott Compton (http://scottcompton.com) Remedy Editorial, The cure for the common post http://remedyeditorial.com

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    • 3/11 Tsunami Photo Project Slideshow (4.5 minutes) with music by Ryuichi Sakamoto

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      On May 11, two months after the Great East Japan Earthquake, Kodansha will launch a slideshow movie version of the 3/11 Tsunami Photo Project charity app for Apple iPad and iPhone. The slideshow is 4.5 minutes long and will be hosted on YouTube.com (Now on vimeo, too!) to be accessed around the globe. The 3/11 Tsunami Photo Project app has already been downloaded from Apple’s App Store in forty-seven countries, and has held the top ranking for downloaded apps in Japan. The slideshow version is being launched to reach more viewers so that the catastrophe will not be forgotten. Academy-winning Japanese musician and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has composed an exclusive soundtrack for the slideshow in support of the project’s aim of spreading its message across the world and raising aid money. Mr Sakamoto has donated the track, “Kizuna World,” (kizuna means “bonds” or “ties”) to the project. A BRIEF INTERVIEW WITH RYUICHI SAKAMOTO - What is your impression on the photographs in 3/11 Tsunami Photo Project? It brings back raw memories. It left me speechless, thinking of the sheer scale of the earthquake and the damage it brought, the deep wounds it left behind. - What are your thoughts behind the song, “Kizuna World”? I meant it as a requiem for those who passed away, and as solace for those who have been hurt both physically and mentally. It would be preposterous to call it “an attempt to heal.” - What is in your mind about the recovery of the regions affected by the earthquake? It’s not just about restoring the land directly affected by the earthquake and the tsunami. It’s time for Japan as a country to reset its course. The vast areas left unusable by salt and radiation shouldn’t be left abandoned but utilized to create large-scale solar farms and wind power stations to generate energy and also employment in the affected areas. We could also plant a forest along the long coastline of the Pacific Ocean as a buffer for tsunami. What we need is a grand design, and I hope a government can carry it out. What is the 3/11 Tsunami Photo Project? - 120 photographs taken by 14 first-class photographers from 8 countries - English-Japanese bilingual digital photography book in the form of an app available through Apple iTunes for the iPad and iPhone on worldwide release - Includes recorded and written messages by the photographers to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami. - Downloaded in forty-seven countries around the world. Kodansha will donate all proceeds from the sale of the app to the Japan Red Cross. Format: iPhone/iPad app Price: $0.99 / E0.77 Category: current affairs, books http://www.kodansha.co.jp/311 http://itunes.apple.com/app/id431226495 http://www.facebook.com/3.11TsunamiPhotoProject

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      • Dream India (2012) [HD]

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        * * * NOMINATED FOR THE 'YOUNG EUROPEAN FILM FORUM' 2012 * * * * * * SCREENED DURING 'THE NATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL' (UK, 2012), AT THE 'JHARKHAND CINE SOCIETY' (INDIA, 2011/2012) AND AIRED ON INDIAN TV * * * This video is the introduction to a series of short films which document my four-month journey through India and showcase the incredible efforts of several NGOs all over the country. Amongst them is DREAM INDIA, a Mumbai based charity which secures the future of today's youth by concentrating on education of the underprivileged. To learn more about how you can support their work, go to http://www.dreamindia2020.org! For information on 'Fisher of Kids', please visit http://www.fisherofkids.com!

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        • Geetu's story: climate change in Bangladesh

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          Two years ago, the river washed away Geetu's home and land on Char Atra, a river island in Bangladesh. His family had to start again. But with his land gone, Geetu had no job, and no way to provide for his family – a devastating blow to a proud family man. Climate change is a reality for fishermen like Geetu. Whilst Bangladesh is a very poor country, these people are the poorest of the poor. Their life is hard, they depend on the water and yet it hurts them. Climate change is destroying lives here. Floods are deeper and longer lasting, rainfall is erratic, and river erosion is increasing. These changes are having a damaging impact on poor farmers and fishermen. When the floods last too long, their crops are destroyed, and they can’t fish. Get involved: www.oxfam.org.uk/hereandnow

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          • My dad the bass player_

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            Check out this awesome song my dad wrote. The year was 1978, the cause: CAA Walk Against Want (now Oxfam Australia) the Walk being a charity fund raiser in support of struggling third world countries. The show was the Super Fun Show! Brian (my dad) is on bass.. love the hair dad!! :) ps_ sorry about the grey at the beginning, it sorts it self out soon enough..

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            • Need a Samaritan

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              Love your neighbor as you love yourself. But who is a neighbor? A modern day man in need seeks help from three strangers in this short film allegory to the Good Samaritan parable. Please share this story and its message of love and mercy with others. Written, Directed, Shot, and Edited by Matthew Todhunter Cast: Kyle Mendoza as the Man in Need Justin S. Boone as the Hurried Man Anita Liao as the Selfish Girl Melissa Glasgow as Sam Sound Recording: Howard Chen Assistant Director: Brent Harrington Catering: Emily Todhunter Purpose Media Group is a networked group of filmmakers and actors with a call to create films and other media which convey Christ's purpose and give messages of Faith, Hope, and Love. Originally Created for a production class assignment at the University of California Irvine.

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              • Sheer Lunacy

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                Two day climb of Sheer Lunacy (IV 5.9 C2 or so) in Zion National Park, Utah. March 2009.

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                • India '11 - Dream India (2)

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                  This series of short films documents my four-month journey through India (2011) and introduces the incredible efforts of some of the NGOs I came across - creating hope and a future for India's youth... More episodes to come soon! Written, directed, produced and edited by Steven Keen. For latest information on the upcoming film 'Fisher of Kids', please visit http://www.fisherofkids.com!

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                  • SurfAid Sumba

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                    SurfAid Sumba and Hurley H2O have just travelled to Sumba, in Eastern Indonesia, to help bring awareness to the health problems of the local people. (The story features in Surfing World magazine.) Join SurfAid Sumba founders Stephen and Kathryn Nolan, and SurfAid Indonesia Country Director Anne Wuijts, to see how you can help. Anne is starting to plan the rollout of SurfAid’s Mother and Child Health program in Sumbanese villages. She was on a big high as the local Nias government is so happy with SurfAid’s results there that they asked the national Minister of Health to visit the program sites. Director: Stefan Hunt. Camera: Campbell Brown. Editor: Stefan Hunt. Voice Over: Lachlan Wills. Music: Ryan Taubert 'Kings'. Colour: Matt Fezz. Sound: Molecular Sound

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