Archive for world

What We Still Don’t Know – Are We Real? (2004)

Posted in Alchemy, Cosmology, Documentary, Metaphysics, Mystery, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 13, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Srik Narayanan
Producer: Darlow Smithson
Genre: Documentary
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English

The Universe as a place of mystery and wonder.

Lord Martin Rees is an astrophysicist who paints a fascinating picture of how we might be changed by what we do not yet know. These programs focus on: Was there a beginning? Whether we are alone? What’s the future of the cosmos? What is the nature of reality? With each advance, new questions come into sharper focus. The key issue is what we still don’t know.

There is a fundamental chasm in our understanding of ourselves, the universe, and everything. To solve this, Sir Martin takes us on a mind-boggling journey through multiple universes to post-biological life. On the way we learn of the disturbing possibility that we could be the product of someone else experiment.

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At the Ends of the Earth / Au bout du Monde / На краю Земли (1998)

Posted in Animation, Art House Film, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Psychedelic, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 12, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Konstantin Bronzit
Producer: Konstantin Bronzit
Genre: Animation / Short
Country: France / Russia
Language: Russian / None

A strange story at the very top of the Caucasian mountains – the apex, pinnacle, vertex.

A family lives in a house that teeters precariously on the very tip of a mountain. The balance of the house is affected not only by the family that lives inside, but also their cow, dog, cat, a passing bird, and a man with a couple of sheep who returns in a car. The slopes of the hill themselves also seem rather slippery at times.

The film was included in the Animation Show of Shows and eventually gathering nearly 70 awards around the film festivals.

Man after Man: Mother Mirra / Человек после человека: Мать Мирра (1989)

Posted in Alchemy, Cosmology, Documentary, Independent Film, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Parapsychology, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Pavel Zorin
Producer: Natalia Hotuleva
Genre: Documentary / Independent Film
Country: Russia
Language: Russian / EN subtitles

A philosophical doctrine on the transformation of human nature.

The film expresses the concept of Human Unity which is being developed in the experimental city of Auroville, founded on principles of shared leadership, sustainable development and new consciousness. The driving force behind the manifestation of it was Mirra Alfassa, known to her followers as The Mother. Auroville is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. Under the shaping influence of the Mother’s and Sri Aurobindo’s dual philosophies, Auroville emerges as a unique, multi-cultural confluence where matter and spirit, the individual and the collective meet in the search for a higher consciousness.

Rivers and Tides (2001)

Posted in Alchemy, Art, Documentary, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 9, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Thomas Riedelsheimer
Producer: Annedore von Donop, Trevor Davies, Leslie Hills
Genre: Documentary
Country: Germany / Finland / United Kingdom / Canada
Language: English

Life in the Arts.

Landscape sculptor Andy Goldsworthy is renowned throughout the world for his work in ice, stone, leaves, wood. His own remarkable still photographs are Goldsworthy’s way of talking about his often ephemeral works made from elements of nature, of fixing them in time. The music was composed and performed by Fred Frith.

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Life in a Day (2011)

Posted in Documentary, Feature Length, Independent Film, Psychology, World Cinema with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Kevin Macdonald
Producer: Liza Marshall, Ridley Scott
Genre: Documentary / Independent Film / Feature Length
Country: United States / United Kingdom
Language: English / Italian / Japanese / German / Spanish / Indonesian / Balinese / Portuguese / Ukrainian / Vietnamese / Creole / Catalan / Dutch / Bengali / Masai / Hindi / Arabic / Quechua / Russian / AR / CN / DE / EN / FR / IT / PT / ES / RU subtitles

Filmed by You.

A documentary shot by film-makers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on the twenty-fourth of July, 2010.

Enlisted to capture a moment of the day on camera, the global community responded by submitting more than 80,000 videos to YouTube. The videos contained over 4,500 hours of deeply personal, powerful moments shot by contributors from Australia to Zambia, and from the heart of bustling major cities to some of the most remote places on Earth. The film offers a unique experience that shows – with beauty, humor, and joyful honesty – what it’s like to be alive on Earth today.

The Invisible World (1979)

Posted in Documentary, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology, Science with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Alex Pomansanof
Producer: Alex Pomansanof
Genre: Documentary
Country: United States
Language: English / EN / RU subtitles

Expand your perceptions.

Each moment, events take place that the human eye cannot perceive because these occurrences are too small, too large, too fast, too slow or beyond the spectrum of visible light. This 1979 National Geographic special classic video shows us that ‘hidden’ world – the sight of water crystallizing into ice, a single atom’s movement within solid matter, a bullet speeding towards its target. Different sizes, different spectrum, and even different rates of speed can illuminate the underlying processes that are beyond the limits of our eyes and will forever alter your understanding and perception of the world.

The Invisible World (1979)
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~ Rise of Mankind ~

Posted in Cosmology, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Photography, Psychology, Science with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 31, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Rise of Mankind

Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth.
~ Archimedes ~