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Unable to travel around the world, I decided to travel around the statue of the first man who (kind of…) circumnavigated the world, 500 years ago. Through the voice of Antonio Pigafetta’s in “Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo” I find the migrants who inhabit my neighbourhood in Lisbon.
The Man Who Thought About Machines
A Man emerges from the overwhelming darkness. Next to him, there is a carton full of spare parts from which the character begins to build Machines; however, in the course of the creation of subsequent machines, the needs and expectations of Man toward Machines change, and the protagonist is bothered by deep philosophical questions about the nature of man and machines.
In the land occupied with the sprayers army, no one has the right to grow any kind of plants either in public or private.
So many of the people and soldiers do not even know how dose a plant grows or look like, until one day one of the soldiers finds a seed buried deep down in the dust and his curiosity is just the beginning of something extraordinary, something big, something revolutionary
This documentary shows us the simple and traditional life of an indigenous family who lives in a small house on top of the Sierra Nevada mountain during the lockdown in global pandemic.The main character is a 13 year old indigenous boy, Felix. He and his family of 6 people belong to the last 2000 indigenous people remaining of the Wiwa tribe.Obviously the indigenous schools are also closed because of Covid-19 restrictions in Colombia. Felix and his brother Miguel are doing home-classes with their grandmother Abu. Besides these lessons he has plenty of time in the jungle.
Biafra was the first televised famine. Biafra existed from 30 May 1967 to January 1970. After two-and-a-half years of war, almost two million Biafran civilians died from starvation.
In November the flowers do not wither
Doña Micaela and Luis are two people with opposite customs, residents of rural and urban contexts, respectively. Both narrate their practices during the “Day of the Dead”, a holiday that is part of the mexican culture and where the idea is that the souls of the deceased visit their relatives guided to the most important altar of this celebration: the offering. This tradition has been modified over time, adapting new meanings that are incorporated into the offering, Doña Micaela and Luis illustrate these changes by contrasting their practices.
Reverse Ethnography of Subcarpathian Ruthenia
The area stretching from the Eastern Carpathians to the Slovak, Hungarian and Polish borders is currently called the Zakarpattia Oblast and is part of Ukraine, but in the Czech context it is better known as Podkarpatska Rus, how was the area called in 1919-1938 when it was part of Czechoslovakia.