► The Full Story, an innovative, partially animated film by Daisy Jacobs. Not just quality in form, but the story is excellent too.
Videos, paintings, pictures, maps, animations and other pleasures for your eyes and ears.
► The Sand Storm (沙尘暴) starring Ai Weiwei.
I didn’t even know steeplejacks were a thing, much less that this ► BAFTA Best Documentary film about one charismatic steeplejack existed. It’s easy to see why the subject of the film, Fred Dibnah, went on to become a television personality of no little renown.
“► Footage from the dawn of film taken in Tokyo, Japan from 1913-1915” enhanced with the help of neural networks.
“This extract from ‘Under Milk Wood’ by Dylan Thomas was created by members of the Company spanning the 45 years of its history.” → ► wgytc 1975-lockdown ※ More about it: ‘Lulled and dumbfound’: lockdown version of Under Milk Wood released Thanks, Reader B.!
“The ► Yamabushi in northern Japan practice a once forbidden ancient religion. While their tradition is at risk of disappearing, it offers a way for those seeking a different path in Japan’s society. ¶ Walking barefoot through rivers, meditating under waterfalls and spending the nights on mountaintops – that is the way of the Yamabushi. They walk into the forest to die and be born again.”