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Propaganda (2012)

Posted in Documentary, Independent Film, Mystery, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 25, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Slavko Martinov
Producer: Slavko Martinov, Mike Kelland
Genre: Documentary
Country: New Zealand
Language: Korean / English /
AR / CN / DE / EN / ES / FR / HI / IT / JP / PT / RO / RU subtitles

Prepare for indoctrination or the best piece of propaganda in a generation.

Described as “1984 meets The Blair Witch Project”, “A mouthful of scary porridge”, and “Even better than Triumph of The Will” the documentary is an anti-Western propaganda film about the influences of American visual and consumption culture on the rest of the world from a North Korean perspective.

Presented by an anonymous North Korean professor, the film attacks the moral attenuation, political manipulation and hyper-consumerism that characterize the Western world. In chapters with titles like “Rewriting History,” “Advertising” and “The Cult of Celebrity,” we are treated to a lineup of the most embarrassing occidental excesses and globalization, the “psychological warfare” at the hands of multinationals, shopping-obsessed consumers and the failure of democracy.

~ Dark Triad ~

Posted in Metaphysics, Mystery, Mysticism, Mythology, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 25, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Dark Triad
You can fool some of the people all of the time,
and all of the people some of the time,
but you can’t fool ALL of the people ALL of the time.
~ Abraham Lincoln ~

The Soul of the Bone / A Alma do Osso (2004)

Posted in Documentary, Experimental, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Cao Guimarães
Producer: Beto Magalhães
Genre: Documentary / Experimental
Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese / PT / ES / EN subtitles

Loneliness and the relationship between man and nature.

A alma do osso is an experimental documentary about  Domingos Albino Ferreira (also known as Dominguinhos da Pedra), a 71-year-old man who has lived alone for 41 years in caves in the countryside region of Itambé do Mato Dentro, Minas Gerais (Brazil). He survives on a meagre pension from the Brazilian government.

It starts with an epigraph by Guimarães Rosa: ‘Loneliness is too much for ourselves’. There are no dialogues or interviews in this documentary, and almost no speech. Practically all the information we receive comes from the images and sounds that characterize the countryside: beautiful landscapes of green hills and the sea, the man’s cave and the sounds of nature.