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Balance (1989)

Posted in Animation, Cosmology, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 27, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Christoph Lauenstein
Producer: Wolfgang Lauenstein
Genre: Animation / Short
Country: Germany
Language: English / German / None

A meditation on human interdependence.

Directed by German brothers Wolfgang and Christoph Lauenstein, Balance is a remarkable piece of animation. A platform floats in a neutral space. Strange men, identical except for the numbers on their back, appearing as though out of some dystopian future, must work in concert to prevent the platform from tipping and cause them all to fall. This reasonably harmonious understanding is lost when one man pulls up a heavy box. In the ensuing struggle, balance is lost in more than one sense.

Like a story out of Game Theory, if the men were to cooperate they could all enjoy the box together, but it is selfishness that dooms them. The ironic ending of Balance, who is at fault? The men that fail to do what is best for them? Or the system that fails to acknowledge this human quality?

It has won many international prizes, including an “Academy Award” for Best Animated Short.

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Deep Immersion. Let’s Start… – Mr. Freeman, part 49 (2010)

Posted in Animation, Art House Film, Metaphysics, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 5, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Uknown
Producer: Vadim Demchog, Pavel Muntyan
Genre: Short / Animation / Web-Series
Country: Russia
Language: Russian / EN subtitles

Mr. Freeman is a Russian animated web series named after its main character. The key content of the series is monologues which in a harsh manner criticize the lifestyle of modern everyman. The animations contains many symbols and hints. There are also hidden frames in the series, which contain elements of a larger image. All episodes except for Part 0 have two identical frames containing a hidden piece of some puzzle. The identity of Freeman and his goals is unknown.

Alternative link:
ok.ru

~ Impressed Force ~

Posted in Alchemy, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Parapsychology, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 30, 2013 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

~  Impressed Force ~

Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence,
the universal beauty, the eternal One.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

~ Axis Mundi ~

Posted in Cosmology, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Mythology, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2013 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Axis Mundi

Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.
~ Khalil Gibran ~

Mantra: Black God and White God – Mr. Freeman, part 61 (2012)

Posted in Animation, Art House Film, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 27, 2012 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Uknown
Producer: Vadim Demchog, Pavel Muntyan
Genre: Short / Animation / Web-Series
Country: Russia
Language: Russian / EN subtitles

Mr. Freeman is a Russian animated web series named after its main character. The key content of the series is monologues which in a harsh manner criticize the lifestyle of modern everyman. The animations contains many symbols and hints. There are also hidden frames in the series, which contain elements of a larger image. All episodes except for Part 0 have two identical frames containing a hidden piece of some puzzle. The identity of Freeman and his goals is unknown.

Alternative link:
ok.ru