Gonzo: The Life And Work Of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson


(Trailer)

Magnolia Pictures – HDNet Films
Directed by Alex Gibney. Produced by Alex Gibney, Graydon Carter, Jason Kliot, Joanna Vicente, Allison Ellwood, Eva Orner.
Narrated by Johnny Depp.

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Nieuws uit de West: het eiland Bonaire (1947)

Impressies van het eiland Bonaire. Luchtopnames zoals de hoofdplaats Kralendijk. Stadsshots en straatshots, o.a. het Gouvernementsgebouwen en de haven. Landschapsshots: droog en stoffig met metershoge cactussen; zoutwatermeren met mangroves; een kudde geiten. Strandbeelden: bergen schelpen liggen gereed voor de handel; inheemse vissers boeten netten; op sommige rotsen staan nog Indiaanse tekeningen van vroeger; de zgn. “slavenmuren” omheinen stukken grond (voormalig grondbezit van plantage-eigenaren). De rotsige noordkust: de zee loopt er met hoge golven tegen te pletter.

Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (YouTube kanaal)

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Housing Problems (1935)

https://vimeo.com/67797911

Dirección: Arthur Elton y Edgar Anstey
Duración: 17 mins.
Producción: Arthur Elton, E.H. Anstey
Compañía Productora: British Commercial Gas Association
Fotografía: John Taylor
El film explora el movimiento de familias desde tugurios urbanos a viviendas sociales consolidadas, y constituye una de las cintas claves del género documental de todos los tiempos, ya que fue la primera en mostrar a personas hablando directamente a la cámara acerca de sus problemas cotidianos. A través de dichos relatos, los directores construyen un argumento de denuncia y a la vez de esperanza, muy acorde al espíritu británico moderno del entre-guerras.

“Housing problems” | London, 1935 | Production Arthur Elton, E.H. Anstey, for the B.C.G.A.
Photography John Taylor, Recording York Scarlett |15 minutes, b/n, sound

“Made by Arthur Elton and Edgard Anstey in 1935 for the British Commercial Gas Association. Housing Problems was produced to draw attention to the state housing programmes. According to Erik Barnouw, the author of Documentary. A history of non-fiction film (1993), it was Grierson, one of the more renowned English documentary makers, who convinced the gas company of the importance of making the film: ‘…the demolition of derelict slums and their replacement by governement-finacing housing – a key demand of the socialist Labour party – would inevitably bring modernization and increased use of gas. Thus the company financed a film of blunt and moving protest”
by L. Ciacci, ‘Movies’ Column, Planum. The Journal of Urbanism planum.net

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Oude beelden armoede Amsterdam ~ Old Images Poverty In Amsterdam (1930)

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Wesley Cecil ~ Wittgenstein His Life & Philosophy

A lecture covering the life and philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D.

Bertrand Russell ~ Introduction. Mr. Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, whether or not it prove to give the ultimate truth on the matters with which it deals, certainly deserves, by its breadth and scope and profundity, to be considered an important event in the philosophical world. Starting from the principles of Symbolism and the relations which are necessary between words and things in any language, it applies the result of this inquiry to various departments of traditional philosophy, showing in each case how traditional philosophy and traditional solutions arise out of ignorance of the principles of Symbolism and out of misuse of language. The logical structure of propositions and the nature of logical inference are first dealt with. Thence we pass successively to Theory of Knowledge, Principles of Physics, Ethics, and finally the Mystical (das Mystische). In order to understand Mr. Wittgenstein’s book, it is necessary to realize what is the problem with which he is concerned. In the part of his theory which deals with Symbolism he is concerned with the conditions which would have to be fulfilled by a logically perfect language. There are various problems as regards language.

Read more: http://people.umass.edu/phil335-klement-2/tlp/tlp-ebook.pdf

Gutenberg.org ~  Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Wesley Cecil is a philosophy professor at Peninsula college.

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David Jones ~ The Trial ~ 1993

The Trial is a 1993 film based on Harold Pinter’s screenplay adaptation of Franz Kafka’s 1925 novel The Trial.
Directed by David Jones and produced by Jan Balzer and Louis Marks, the film stars Kyle MacLachlan and has cameo appearances by several prominent British actors, including Anthony Hopkins, Juliet Stevenson, Alfred Molina, David Thewlis, and Michael Kitchen.

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