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Screening this Thursday

Haven’t had a chance to see When We Stop Counting yet? It will be screening on Thursday the 9th at Indigo Bridge Bookstore at 7 PM. While I’m on the subject, Brent and I are trying to raise funds to get the film broadcast-ready. If you can spare some extra, please consider donating at this … Continue reading »

Premiere of When We Stop Counting

Facebook | Premiere of When We Stop Counting Please join us at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on October 26th at 7 PM for the premiere of When We Stop Counting. Students and directors Brent Meier and Elisabeth Reinkordt will be answering questions following the screening. The film will also be premiering in … Continue reading »

One of the better ones

The trope of photographing oneself every day for a year (or two, or more) and turning it into a stop-motion video is pretty well worn at this point, but the effect is doubtless still cool. This video, however, is by far the most visually interesting of them that I’ve seen. The Longest Way 1.0 – … Continue reading »

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Powerful bit of short-form documentary work from the NYT on suicide among returning Iraq veterans, including self-documentation from the victim, showing just how saturated we all are in recording technology.

Seeing Better

“The documentary idea should simply enable everyone to see better.” – Scot John Grierson, 1939, quoted from The Vision Machine by Paul Virilio. When the Sun Rises from My Office from nocoastfilms on Vimeo.

Pastis la Finale

via This is one of the best short films I’ve ever seen. Pastis la Finale by Marco and Saverio Lanza Two brothers film their parents watching the 2006 World Cup final.