1. Hanna, Alberta morning rain: Back To The Land

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    On day two of my photography project "Back To The Land" in Hanna, Alberta, I woke at 5:30am and by 6am it had started to downpour.

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    • Wild Roots Farm

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      Roots up infrastructure for this affiliate farm for the Vermont Farmer Veteran's Coalition. Phase 1 Barn, Outhouse, Chicken Coop, Green House, Veterans. All work (with the exception of impact drivers and barn excavation work) has been done by hand. This farm will be used to teach veterans and local community how to build sustainable food operations while having a low impact on the environment.

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      • MY HOMELAND

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        A video essay about my parents, a potter and a weaver, who move to rural Arkansas, build a house, and make art. Giving advice to artists, my dad said, “If you have something that you have to say, you’re going to do it. If you want to get distracted by other things, then you will. You have to be passionate enough and crazy enough about what you want to do in an existential kind of way to where you will do without other things. I mean, if other material objects or a certain lifestyle or a certain materialistic state, if those are more important to you than the creative work, then you’re not going to become an artist.”

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        • Beyond Off Grid Teaser Trailer

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          For more info and additional video, visit http://www.beyondoffgrid.com. Beyond Off Grid is a documentary film and educational media project that seeks to inspire and equip people to reduce their dependence on the modern economy by going back to the old paths of productive households and community interdependence. The modern economy and way of living, with all of its conveniences and comforts, is not resilient to calamity, and often distracts from true spiritual blessings. True freedom is found by seeking the old paths. By exposing the weaknesses of the modern financial, transportation, and food production systems, and bringing to light the solutions that are available by learning from the past and wisely applying technology, this film seeks to inspire folks to a greater degree of self-sufficiency while trusting in God. Our ongoing webinar series provides enlightening educational content in the areas of understanding current economic and social trends, learning the importance and methods of reducing dependence on the modern economy, how to gain practical skills such as building community, gardening, raising animals, natural building methods, preparedness and how to make wise choices that result in a more fulfilling life. Learn more at http://www.beyondoffgrid.com

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          • Get Back ⇄ Stay Back · 2nd Generation Back-to-the-Landers

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            A book by Joseph F. Conway Buy it here: http://www.publicationstudio.biz/books/250 www.getbackstayback.com www.woolwoodandwhiskey.com/ Music · "Floating Leaf" by Peals

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            • Guía para o descenso enerxético (book-trailer do libro para unha #GZposPetroleo)

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              Vídeo promocional da "Guía para o descenso enerxético" realizado a partir das imaxe que a ilustradora Antía Barba Mariño creou para este libro, que será publicado pola Asociación Véspera de Nada grazas a unha campaña de crowdfunding que remata o 27/10/2013. Máis información sobre o proxecto en http://Galiza.posPetroleo.com

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              • The Age of Aquarius: Megan James

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                In the late 1970's one of the legacy's of the Nimbin Aquarius Festival was the establishment of intentional communities in rural landscape arund Nimbin, Northern NSW. http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2013/05/24/3766963.htm Megan James was one of the women who not only took on the challenge of a new way of living, but built her own house as she brought up two children as a single parent. This story was created during a special series of ABC Open's "storytelling workshops called "The Age of Aquarius video-booth where we helped the Nimbin community recorded oral histories of the Aquarius Festival and its legacy. In this video Megan tells the story behind her hand washing machine which she lugged up a flight of stairs int to the video booth. . Music: “Semi Funk” by Kevin McCloud 2 mins 30 secs http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?collection=011&page=1 Produced by Catherine Marciniak, ABC Open North Coast Producer (2010 - 2013)

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                • Born Dropped Out: 12 Questions for Hippie Kids. A documentary by Caleb Clark.

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                  A documentary I just finished. I'm looking for interest in doing a much higher resolution version for festivals and broadcast that would not only interview subjects, but digitize their old photos and objects from that time. I have contacts for excellent subjects. Description: The Hippies of the 60s and 70s created a social revolution that impacted everything from recycling to relationships, from tofu to what was taboo. They made their mark from the halls of justice, to the Halloween costumes you can buy for your kid ironically, at your local drug store. Many hippies were weekend hippies who wore the costume and went back to work on Monday. A few hippies however totally changed their lives and dropped out of normal society altogether. Some of these hippies then had kids. These kids were not hippies like their parents. They did not decide to drop out. They were born dropped out. In 2008 six of these children of hippies, now in ther 30s and 40s, were tracked down as part of a thesis project in experimental documentary video. They were asked to answer the same set of questions, while recording themselves using a video camera. The interviews are from an experiment in new interfaces for documentary video as part of a 2008 Masters Thesis at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, also by Caleb Clark. Contact: www.calebclark.org

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                  • Hay Fever

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                    On the evening of May 13, 2011, the Oakland Standard hosted Hay Fever, an event about Californians' relationship with the land. The concept for the event, and most of the presenters, hailed from Nevada City, California, an old mining town in the Sierra Nevada foothills that many consider the heart of the contemporary back-to-the-land movement. Music by the Squirrelly Stringband More info: http://museumca.org/theoaklandstandard/hay-fever

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                    • Supraluxe: Back To The Land

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                      Supraluxe/Back To The Land - from the album "The Super Sounds of Supraluxe" - 2011

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