“I’m not trying to prove anything. I’m just trying to have fun.” Veteran skateboarder Daewon Song has never been comfortable in the limelight. But he’s smart enough to leverage social media to stay relevant. These days he’s playing HORSE against himself on Instagram.
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GoPro celebrates Endangered Species Day with this documentary about naturalist Casey Anderson. About 13 years ago, Casey rescued a grizzly bear, who’s now one of his closest pals and inspired him to create a grizzly sanctuary. Quite a contrast from The Revenant.
A documentary about Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke (Still Life, Mountains May Depart), whose meditative films often depict the ill effects of China’s economic boom from the perspective of normal citizens. Directed by Walter Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries).
“So I play FIFA, and I upload the videos to Youtube. I get ad money, and I want to give you that ad money.” Right now there’s a fairy tale story unfolding at England’s top soccer league. But two leagues below that is an equally heartwarming and a very modern tale.
Brian De Palma is the man behind great films like Scarface, Carrie, and The Untouchables, but his approach has always laughed in the face of Hollywood’s norms. Noam Baumback and Jake Paltrow’s documentary takes us inside the mind of this cinematic maestro – in his own words.
Brothers Howard and David Swig showcase two of their favorite cars: a 1959 Alfa Romeo Veloce Zagato, and a 1960 Giulietta Sprint Veloce. The siblings inherited their love for classic cars from their dad, and continue to bond over it as adults. Another awesome Petrolicious short.
An injury derailed Devin Williams’ dream of playing high level college hoops, and he ended up in an art university. End of story? Nope. A class assignment unlocked his eye for filmmaking and teaching. Now he’s a YouTube star who has positively impacted many lives.
After showing the craftsmanship that goes into handmade tools, John Neeman Tools built an entire home from hand-felled trees, locally sourced stones, and mostly using hand tools. The frame and roof were made with wood joints and pegs, with no nails, screws or hardware.
(PG-13) Montreal artist MissMe had a successful career working at one of the world’s top ad agencies, but she quit her job to become an underground street artist, creating provocative works of public art which rebel against the objectification of women in advertising.
“Every time a computer does some narrow thing there’s a temptation to think that it’s all over for us.” Breakthroughs in robotics and artificial intelligence are often met with a hint of dread. Retro Report talked to scientists to ask if we should fear our creations.
Aussie daredevil Matt Mingay takes us on a ride-along on his flaming Hot Wheels stunt bike, giving us an up-close perspective on his crazy tricks, and just a tiny taste of how much it hurts when he crashes. Stick around til the end for some awesome car drifting action.
In 2012, just for the heck of it, Tim Hwang fooled a nuclear plant into giving him a tour by setting up a fake organization called Infrastructure Observatory. Tim eventually turned it into a real group that organizes tours for his fellow infrastructure enthusiasts.