1. The Fallen | Lest we Forget

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    September 21st 2013, International Peace Day, on the Normandy beaches at Arromanches. Artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss include a team of international volunteers to help complete 9000 fallen figures, raked in the sand to create a massive monotone image. The Fallen are without nationality, without names. They represent a lost life, contextualising the 9000 who died during the Normandy beach landings of 6th June 1944. A longer documentary is in production and this is an early teaser to commemorate 70 years since the Normandy beach landings of 1944.

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    • Germans in the Woods

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      Joseph Robertson was an infantryman in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The stark black and white images in this short haunt the viewer, just as Robertson is haunted by his memories from that battle. Credits: Directed by: The Rauch Brothers Art Direction: The Rauch Brothers Background Painting: Iandry Randriamandroso & Tim Rauch Producers: Mike Rauch & Lizzie Jacobs Animation: Tim Rauch Audio Produced by: Michael Garofalo Music: Fredrik Label: The Kora Records Publisher: House of Hassle Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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      • quicksand

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        from Lance Oppenheim / Added

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        An elderly gentleman attempts to retrieve forgotten memories while battling the progression and regression of the cycles of life. — A week prior to his passing, my grandfather shared with me his former aspirations of becoming a filmmaker. After numerous hardships, a narrow escape from the Nazis and an immigration to the US, the dream slowly, but surely, faded away. After his passing, I uncovered an archival trove of dust-covered 8mm film that had seemingly not been viewed by anyone for at least a generation. Mesmerized, what unfolded before me was something most people, myself included, have never witnessed before: the development and utter decline of the human body and mind. Motivated by my grandfather's unfulfilled dreams of filmmaking, I decided to piece together a film that he had already unwittingly made. quicksand is not only a personal tribute to my grandfather or father, but to anyone that has ever experienced loss. Whether it be a loss of a loved one, or a loss of memories, quicksand embodies the enigma of life and death. — "It’s truly an inspiring piece of work, effortlessly illustrating the very stuff that makes us human in the first place—our connections to those whom we love." - Ivan Kander (of Short of the Week); http://bit.ly/17VXfm9 official site: http://imdb.to/1Mp6gYY — Exhibited at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC Nationally Televised: Distributed via PBS stations nationwide Winner: "Special Jury Prize" - Las Vegas Film Festival Winner: “Finalist & Scholarship Recipient” – Heartland Film Festival Winner: "Finalist" - YoungArts Cinematic Competition Winner: "Best Student Film" - Fort Lauderdale Int'l Film Festival Winner: "Award of Excellence" - Best Shorts Competition Official Selection: Seattle International Film Festival Official Selection: Woodstock Film Festival Official Selection: DOC NYC Festival Official Selection: National Film Festival ~ Talented Youth (NFFTY) Official Selection: Sidewalk Film Festival Official Selection: Fresh Takes Nat'l Youth Film Festival Official Selection: Great Lakes Int'l Film Festival Official Selection: Yonkers Film Festival Official Selection: Indie Fest USA Int’l Festival Official Selection: Los Angeles Indie Film Festival Official Selection: San Pedro Int'l Film Festival Official Selection: Lovvet Film Festival Official Selection: Short of the Week Honorable Mention: Los Angeles Movie Awards — Director/Cinematographer/Editor: Lance Oppenheim Producer: The Opp-Guide Featuring: Roy Oppenheim & Walter Oppenheim Music: Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sigur Rós & Maxence Cyrin Post-Production Design: J.D. Aronson & Melissa Oppenheim Special Thanks: The Oppenheim & Pilelsky Families, and GenerationOn Released: 2/27/13 Shot on the Canon T3i

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        • 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon

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          In August 2005, Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Barwanah, Iraq. En route, their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb. Of Travis' entire 12-person team, he alone survived. Here, Travis reflects on the hours and days after the explosion, as well as his life now, and pays tribute to the men he left behind.

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          • Chardon High School Remembrance 2012

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            On February 27th, 2012 Chardon High School in Chardon Ohio lost Daniel Parmertor, Demetrius Hewlin and Russell King to a senseless shooting spree by one individual. This video is about how Chardon and the surrounding communities stand together in times of need.

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            • Remembering the Knights: Kellam HS Memorial Tribute.

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              from Mia Brabham / Added

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              Everyone deserves to be remembered. We will never forget any of you. You are loved and missed. Once a Knight, Always a Knight. After the making of this video, six more knights who were not mentioned were brought to my attention. Alison Heath who passed away in 2005. Sean Driver, Kelly Watters, and Nick Rank, who passed in 2008. Andy Pullen in 2009. and Brittany Shrieves in 2010. You will never be forgotten either. We love you! Filmed March 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2013. Edited March 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2013. Published March 20th, 2013.

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              • Robert Culp Memorial

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                The video montage for Robert Culp's Memorial at the Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, April 10, 2010. The music is "What'll I do" by Irving Berlin and sung by William Atherton, from the soundtrack of The Great Gatsby.

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                • REMEMBRANCE DAY VIDEO 2014 - Exclusive WW2 Footage in HD

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                  from Jonathan Wagner / Added

                  A Remembrance Day Video with exclusive war footage from WWI, WWII, and Afghanistan used for ceremonies and high school assemblies during Veterans Week in Canada, 2010. A tribute to all Canadian soldiers. Also for the 65th Anniversary of VE Day. Features actual film footage and photos from Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, Dieppe, Ortona, Normandy, Arnhem, Holton, Holland, Belgium, Netherlands, Korea and Afghanistan. Edited by Jonathan Wagner ***If you would like a copy of the video to use for Remembrance Day ceremonies, or any other type of presentation, please download the video by clicking 'Download' below. I simply ask that you please credit me by printout or through an announcement as 'Jonathan Wagner - WagnerMedia.ca'. Also, if you download my video for the use of a presentation, please send me an email to let me know where you're from! I'd love to know more about where my video is being used. wagnermediahd@gmail.com Thank you! Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/WagnerMediaHD Veterans Affairs: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/ Canadian Forces: http://www.forces.ca/ Canada at War: http://wwii.ca/ Jimmy Eat World Band Site: http://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Song Lyrics: http://tinyurl.com/ydutem7

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                  • 'In Flanders Fields' Poetry in British Sign Language

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                    Nine years old Layla Fitzgerald-Woolfe recites the popular World War One poetry by Canadian John McCrae in time for the century anniversary of Remembrance Day. The video was first premiered at the Go! Sign Festival Day in Cardiff where many people have asked for the video to be distributed further to encourage other people interested in sign language, poetry and Remembrance Day. Please do share it among your friends, relatives and colleagues.

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                    • Club Pussy Liquor, Burlesque Show - Spiritus Sancti, SecondLife (NoR Role Play Sim)

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                      Legacy Studio video made from the Grand Opening of Club Pussy Liquor in Spiritus Sancti (SecondLife) with their Burlesque Show. A well visited opening that started with warm welcome at Club Pussy Liquor with a drink, a DJ and the lovely girls to entertain the guests. After all arrived we group was directed to the stage area where they were invited to take a seat and enjoy the show... Music used: Pussy Liquor from Rob Zombie Spiritus Sancti is part of the NoR role play sims in SecondLife. One of the oldest and established apocalyptic dark rp sims. With a good mix of on the edge role play, hard combat useing the UnityCoreEngine combat meter and a NoR community who loves to take things just a step further, we are a place to check out in your SL travels... Be warned, you might never leave again. http://www.landofnor.com

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