1. (Re)writing History


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    Dit Project gaat om het maken van een boek. Niet zomaar een boek, en ook niet zomaar een project. Erfgoed (de collectie van Voormalig museum Scryption in Tilburg), wordt ingezet om mensen (amateurs) te inspireren en uit te dagen tot het schrijven van een verhaal.

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    • Current Trends in European and Middle Eastern Mortality - Professor Jon Anson


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      This event marks the 350th anniversary of the publication of John Graunt’s London Bills of Mortality in 1662. Part Two: Contemporary Mortality Speakers present the current ‘state-of-the-art’ of mortality studies in the UK, Europe and beyond, with consideration to the influence of Graunt. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/mortality-past-and-present-john-graunts-bills-of-mortality-part-two Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently nearly 1,500 lectures free to access or download from the website. Website: gresham.ac.uk Twitter: twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Gresham-College/14011689941

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      • Indigo Hotel Tianjin - Neighbourhood Stories Creative Video


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        This video was commissioned by the Indigo Hotel Tianjin, China for their recent opening in September 2012. The Indigo Hotel is a boutique brand under the global hotel group IHG and prides itself on unique locations and attention to historical and contemporary details of the surrounding area. These "Neighbourhood Stories" create the basis of the hotel branding, and are translated in to vibrant design features which are reflected throughout the hotel. This video was created to further illustrate the Neighbourhood Stories of Tianjin and is played in the guest rooms and other locations throughout the hotel.

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        • Telly (2012)


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          What if instead of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell invented the very first messenger robot? This animated short follows the story of a late 19th century robot named Telly, traveling through town to deliver a message. But with his back magnetically charged, this robot might get more attraction in this new world than he had originally intended. This film was completed by 14 students from Cal State Fullerton. Directer, Producer, Writer: Kevin Lam Animators: Whitney Tang, Patricia Pham,Mike Pacheco, Samantha Gray, Jasmine Tanner Composer: Vincent Wei Hsin Chang Sound Design: Tyler Gregory Background Painter: Eddie Mendoza Clean up Artists: Rachel Buecheler, Jasmine Goggins, Alan Tsim Colorists: Whitney Tang, Patricia Pham, Rachel Buecheler, Jasmine Goggins Additional Coloring: Samantha Gray, Jasmine Tanner Additional Art: Eric Lee, James Lien, Eddie Mendoza Special Thanks: Chuck Grieb, Alice Herring, Michael Fan, Cal State University Fullerton, Visual Communications

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          • Triumph of a City // a propaganda film (trailer)


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            Triumph of a City (2013) is a deconstructed film memory of the world's history that never was. Hard times, unemployment, and political unrest stir the global citizenry to search out a new social order that will define the next one-thousand years. On the brink of world revolution, one euphemistic city embraces apathy and short-sightedness, refusing to change. This is our city. Winnipeg filmmaker Aaron Zeghers combines original footage with the forgotten propaganda films of yesteryear, carving out his own political proclamation. With reverence for the past and a fear of the future, Triumph of a City is a political manifesto on revolution and a frustrated dialogue with one's hometown.

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            • "A Great Disorder Under Heaven" Trailer (ENG)


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              Watch full movie here: http://dafilms.com/film/9281-un-gran-desorden-bajo-el-cielo/ Synopsis Excerpts from a Beijing University student diary during China's Cultural Revolution. As Lin Biao said: "We must firmly implement the Chairman Mao Zedong's instructions, whether we understand them or not". Awards -Jury's Honourable Mention. DokumentArt 2013 [Neubrandenburg (Germany)/Szczezin (Poland)] Festivals -Festival de Málaga. Cine Español 2014 (Málaga, Spain). -XI International Documentary Film Festival Cronograf 2013 (Chisinau, Moldova) -XXIII International Film Festival Message to Man 2013 (Saint Petersburg, Russia) -DOCSDF Festival Internacional de Cine Documental ciudad de México 2013 (Mexico DF, Mexico) -XVIII Split Film Festival 2013 (Split, Croatia) Technical data Title: A Great Disorder Under Heaven Original Title: Un gran desorden bajo el cielo Production Company: Dry Film in collaboration with Nihao Films Year: 2013 Country: Spain Runtime: 45 minutes Color: Black & White/Color Format: DV Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Language: Mandarin Chinese (with English intertitles) Release Date: January 14th, 2013 Narrator Su Guangyu Mandarin Chinese translation Su Guangyu Xavi Campreciós English subtitles by Linda Edwards Inspired by the works of Roderick MacFarquhar Michael Schoenhals Philip Short Sound Ivan Garcia Xavi Campreciós Written, edited and directed by Ivan Garcia

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              • History of MMA: Big John McCarthy


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                History of MMA Coming Soon. To see more go to http://www.bobbyrazakmovies.com To get the latest updates on my films please follow me on Twitter @bobbyrazak https://twitter.com/bobbyrazak

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                • Incarnation Heritage Series: Where did Incarnation come from?


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                  The first in an ongoing historical series covering the history of Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, TX. Narrated by Bishop Anthony J. Burton, Rector. This video short was originally aired January 27, 2013 at the 117th Annual Parish Meeting, held in the Great Hall, with Bishop Anthony J. Burton presiding, with Senior Warden Andrew Welch, Junior Warden Kay Beecherl, Treasurer Edward Mercer, and Foundation Director Peter Flynn. The video covers the genesis of the church's life:Bishop Charles Alexander Garrett's decision to fund the purchase land for a new church, which would become Church of the Incarnation, rather than attend the1878 Anglican Lambeth Conference led by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Heritage series is an ongoing project, striving to offer over time, a virtual "tour" of the full history of Church of the Incarnation. More episodes are forthcoming.

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                  • Political Advertisement 1952-2012: Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese


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                    In the afterglow of President Obama’s Second Inauguration following the most expensive political campaign in history—a record $2 billion spent in the presidential campaign alone—artists Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese present a new installment of their twenty-eight-year project Political Advertisement. Launched in 1984—and in each edition updated with new campaign advertisements—the project confirms that little has changed since the early 1950s when “guided by the cooing come-ons of the thirty-second TV spot, campaigns were soon reduced to photo ops, televised debates, and sound bites. Out was the whistle-stop tour and the scrappy convention, in was the instant poll and the attack ad.” (Steve Seid) Starting with Eisenhower vs. Stevenson 1952 and extending to Obama vs. McCain in 2008 and then Obama vs. Romney, taken together, the ads depict how the image of American presidential candidates has evolved over thirteen elections, and how advertising tactics such as negative ads, soft-sell techniques and emotionalism fundamentally changed the country’s electoral process. Political Advertisement includes rare—some never before seen—footage from the artists’ own archives, updated during every election since 1984. Compiled and edited by Muntadas and Reese, the stream of thirty-second TV spots runs without commentary for an hour. In the discussion that follows, the artists and Professor of Media Studies Carol Wilder discuss how the development of televised media and electoral politics have become increasingly inseparable. Wilder’s essay on the compilation is available for download. Participants: Antoni Muntadas, artist and Professor of the Practice, ACT/Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Marshall Reese, artist Carol Wilder, Professor of Media Studies and Film, The New School for Public Engagement

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