They built an alternative community – Docu – 2014


How would people organize an alternative community if they could start all over again? Shortly before the municipal elections, VPRO backlight, inspired by the reality TV program Utopia, together with the brand new professor of community development Justus Uitermark looks into how people would organize their own alternative community if they could start again. Original title: Youtopia (VPRO backlight) Vpro backlight goes to three local alternative communities in which people who are not able to handle the existing political system try to turn towards a

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Cannabis: A Lost History


This documentary explores the longstanding relationship of human beings and cannabis, from its use in ancient Asia to its ban in 20th century America.

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How the rich get richer – money in the world economy


Exploding real estate prices, zero interest rate and a rising stock market – the rich are getting richer. What danger lies in wait for average citizens? For years, the world’s central banks have been pursuing a policy of cheap money. The first and foremost is the ECB (European Central Bank), which buys bad stocks and bonds to save banks, tries to fuel economic growth and props up states that are in debt. But what relieves state budgets to the tune of hundreds of billions annoys

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3 Boston Dynamics videos to remember this year


Handle Atlas – Cross-fit??? The New SpotMini …and for all times sake (bonus video!)

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Random 3 songs to take into 2018


Tricky – Doll Mazzy Star – Fade Into You Marissa Nadler – So Long Ago And Far Away

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Random 3 skateboarding videos – 2017


New Driveway – Manramp Daewon Song Atlantic Drift – Hippy Jumps

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Making the future


Making the future – VPRO documentary – backlight 2014 Decreasing costs of materials and tools, and the availability of all kinds of information mean everyone can become a maker, developer or entrepreneur. Is this the start of a new industrial revolution? Rapid technological developments have not only made knowledge available to everyone, but the tools to invent and produce are now at our fingertips too. A new generation of inventors and makers that have taken matters into their own hands and are innovating and producing

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Gymkhana :: 1 – 9


Wikipedia Excerpt: Gymkhana is a type of motorsport, known as Motorkhana in Australia and New Zealand, and Autotesting in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Similar to autocross, the goal of gymkhana is to achieve the fastest time possible; memorizing the course is a significant part of achieving a fast time. The name is loaned from the equestrian discipline of gymkhana. Gymkhana 9 Gymkhana 8 Gymkhana 7

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Chinese Man Live @ Zénith de Paris – Diffusion en direct


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#FreeTUP3 #FreeManuMoreau


'hoe een moeder, een comedian en plantenverzorger plots zware criminelen werden' https://t.co/3QjQBxawr3 @knack #freetup3 #freemanumoreau — .::Psyched Blog::. (@PsychedbE) May 13, 2017

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State of Alert – Israel style


‘When it comes to security, Europe is still in a state of denial’ – (Michal Marmary, Homeland Security Tel Aviv) Recent suicide attacks in Paris, Brussels, Nice and Berlin have greatly increased focus on civilian safety in Europe. More and more, politicians, security experts and the media refer to Israel as a model of well-organized civilian security. Some even talk about the ‘Israelisation of Europe’. But what exactly is the Israeli security model? Can it be applied in Europe and what world view would our

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The Procedure


The Procedure from calvin reeder on Vimeo. A man is kidnapped and forced to endure a strange experiment. Winner of the Sundance Short Film Jury Award: U.S Fiction. "'The Procedure': A Parking Lot Kidnapping with Unexpected Consequences" — read the Vimeo Q&A with director Calvin Reeder: https://vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-the-procedure-a-parking-lot-ki

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Preempting Dissent


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