1. Shuka Vana ~ Rehabilitation Centre for Birds


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    His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji's deep concern for the preservation of our environment has manifested itself in Avadhoota Datta Peetham, Mysore as Kishkindha Moolika Bonsai Garden, Ashwashala (Horse stables), Goshala (Cow shelters) and Shuka Vana (rehabilitation centre for birds). Parrots are not just agreeable birds with their chirping sounds and attractive, vivid colors. Parrots have a specific spiritual connection with the nine planets (Navagrahas), the twelve zodiac signs (Rasis related to birth stars), the numerals of the dates in each month, and the seven musical notes Sa, Ri, Ga, Ma, Pa, Da, Ni (Saptaswaras) in Indian classical music. With divine intuition, Sri Swamiji has identified sets of species of parrots that represent each of the above as its vibrant, living, breathing, visible presiding deity. Seeing these divine parrots and providing them nourishment, shelter, and care enhances good fortune and heightens positive energy. The parrots are related to each of us either by representing our birthdate, zodiac sign, or the planet or musical note that stimulates us.

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    • Where the Hell is Matt? (2008)


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      14 months in the making, 42 countries, and a cast of thousands. Thanks to everyone who danced with me. You can turn HD off it's playing jerky or taking too long to load. www.wherethehellismatt.com www.stridegum.com

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      • Why I Dance


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        Why I Dance is a pole dance film about women who come together to reclaim their bodies and themselves. In celebration of all women everywhere. The proceeds of our original track will benefit the California Women's Law Center, fighting for social justice for women and girls. Purchase here: http://whyidance.bandcamp.com Twitter & Instagram: @whyidancefilm Facebook: facebook.com/whyidance Press Inquiries: whyidancepress@gmail.com Directed by Melanie Zoey Weinstein Produced by Sascha Alexander, Amy Main, Julia Roth and Melanie Zoey Weinstein Director of Photography Alana Fickes Edited by Jameelah Nuriddin Orchestration by Ben Stanton Vocals by Allie Feder Production Designer Heather Farah Costume Consultant Sarah Schuessler Assistant Director Erika Scopelli Camera Operators Sara Newman and Katie Wise DIT Andreja Bourke Cast: Ira Ai Sascha Alexander Bronwyn Beck Quaintrelle DeGrange Heather Farah Nikia Gupta Katie Johnson Kristi Johnson Amy Main Lauren Manzano Jameelah Nuriddin Rima Parikh Jennifer Strand Paige Snyder Melanie Zoey Weinstein Dwana White Videographer Eddie Vu Make Up Artist Alexa Davis Production Assistants Erica Everage and Tara Danielle Dervin Special thanks Sheila Kelley S Factor, Gasket Studio and all our backers!

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        • Because rape is not always about sex


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          This short documentary drives across the following points: Rape is not just about sexual frustration. Gender Policing also leads to rapes. By definition, Gender Policing means forcing a man to 'act like a man' or forcing a woman to 'act like a woman' (and forcing need not be direct forcing; it could also be in the form of rewarding someone only because he / she behaves as per the societal norms). The same mindset that feels like rewarding a person of a particular sex to act like their gender, is not very different from the mindset that feels like punishing one when one does not - and in its extreme form, this punishment takes form of rapes. Mild or innocent or even unintentional form of gender policing happens all the time - everywhere. For example when a boy bullies a girl is school, the girl is often told 'boys will be boys' (which is gender policing because it passes on the signal to boys that for a boy to be a boy, he should be aggressive). Just because we do gender policing with good intentions, does NOT mean it is okay to do so! Because every time we do gender policing, every time we ask a man to 'stop acting like girl', we actually culminate and propagate and validate the justification of so many rapists ('she was dressed like that - she was asking for it', 'she was drunk and out late in the night, she needed to be punished' etc.) If we Indians, can change our attitude towards gender policing (by first becoming aware of it and then trying to stop doing it completely), it will lead to lesser rapes. It might not stop rapes that happen purely because of sexual urge, but it would definitely bring down rapes that are rooted more in the social 'mindset' context. I have blogged about this documentary here: http://www.3minutestories.com/rapes-are-not-always-about-sex/ PS: If you want to write your own article / blog where you would like to embed this video, just shoot me a mail at amrit.vatsa@gmail.com (if you try embedding without letting me know, the video would not play on your site). You could encourage my free work such as this, by linking to my commercial work at www.Shaadigrapher.com when you embed this video!

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          • The Rape Trade


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            This is a 24 minutes documentary with reporter Sam Kiley investigating the trafficking of underage girls into prostitution in India. It's slavery in the most disgusting form. We started in North West Bengal and ended up in the red light districts of Calcutta and Bombay. The film was produced for the Unreported World series of Channel 4 in November 2004

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            • FriMi Launch Video


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              FriMi Launch Video www.frimi.org https://twitter.com/frimi_org All Rights Reserved. Founders: Erica Friscioni & Michael Thomas

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              • A Day in India


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                This short film compiles three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into "one day". Created by: www.theperennialplate.com In Partnership with Intrepid Travel: http://www.intrepidtravel.com/win-italy-trip Filmed & edited by: Daniel Klein ( twitter.com/perennialplate/ ) Mirra Fine ( twitter.com/kaleandcola/) Music by: The Guadaloop: http://rawtapes.bandcamp.com/album/the-guadaloop-in-desired-in-the-3-worlds aaronmaxwell: http://www.tinymixtapes.com/chocolate-grinder/listen-aaronmaxwell-sunsets After Effects by: http://www.squawkproductions.com/ Filmed on 5d Mark iii w Canon 24-70, 70-200 2.8 L

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                • Django Django - WOR


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                  Mercury music prize nominees Django Django became obsessed by the infamous Indian Well of Death riders in Allahabad. So, naturally, they asked Noisey if we'd be up for travelling over to India and standing right in the middle of large lumps of precariously speeding metal for a day, to film a video for their track "Wor". We happily obliged, getting our shoes stolen in the process, but it was worth it to meet a bunch of guys with the most rock solid testicles we've ever come across. Buy the Album: http://smarturl.it/DjangoDjango Django Django - "Wor" (p) and (c) 2012 Because Music Directed by Jim Demuth, based on an original concept by Vincent Neff. Exec Producer Jane Third Supervising Producer Alex Hoffman Producer Posy Dixon Director Jim Demuth Editor Iain Pettifer Associate Producer Ruchi Bhimani Colourist Chris Rodgers (Splice Post Production) Production Manager Bree Horn Production Coordinator Zoey Roberts Thanks! http://www.djangodjango.co.uk http://www.becausemusic.co.uk Selected for Mountain Film Festival - http://www.mountainfilm.org/film/django-django-wor http://stereogum.com/1296501/the-5-best-videos-of-the-week-74/news/ http://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/djano-djangos-video-for-wor-is-a-dangerously-high-speed-treat http://www.spin.com/articles/django-django-wor-video-motorcycles-watch/ https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/66585349 http://www.promonews.tv/news/2013/09/04/django-djangos-wor-video-wins-2013-aim-awards

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                  • First Sight: Sonia and Anita


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                    Donate: www.20x20x20.org/donate Thanks to 20/20/20, experience the magical moment Sonia and Anita, two sisters living in rural India, see for the very first time. 20/20/20, a WonderWork charity program is working to restore vision to blind children and adults in some of the world’s poorest countries. The “miracle” surgery the girls undertook, took only 15 minutes and cost just $300! Please, if you are inspired by this video, visit www.20x20x20.org/donate to make a donation and help another blind child see.

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                    • India : Oxelo Skateboards


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                      Voici notre dernière réalisation pour notre plus fidèle client : www.oxeloskateboards.com. Nous avons parcouru divers villes d'Inde : Bangalore, Jaipur, Delhi et Agra a la découverte de cet incroyable pays. Réalisation : www.studio-ores.com et www.capsusfilms.com Images : Thomas Bevilacqua; Studio Ores et Guilhem Machenaud Musique : http://www.chut-designsonore.com/ Plus d'infos, de photos et de vidéos : www.capsusfilms.com

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