Saturday Morning Video Anthology

Here’s a collection of ideas, images and sounds to inspire & and make you happy this weekend.

Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity
From TED: Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses – and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.
TED talk, February 2009
19 minutes, 32 seconds (Thanks, Annie, for the reminder)

Jodie Foster Inside the Actors Studio: Taxi Driver Clip
2 minutes, 10 seconds

Les Passagers : A TCK Story
From Vimeo: Trailer cut for an OMI documentary special about Third Culture Kids and their journey to find where they belong.
Directed by Aga Magdolen/Edited by Kalen Hayman
8 minutes, 40 seconds

The Distiller: Made by Hand
From website: In our inaugural film, we visit the Breuckelen Distilling Company, the first gin distiller in Brooklyn since prohibition. Founder Brad Estabrooke talks about starting from nothing and the imperfect process of perfecting a craft. His experience bears a lesson for us all: knowing you could fail brings you that much closer to success.
6 minutes, 9 seconds (Found by DP)

Rain Man by indigo jam unit
This song is from the album Roots
6 minutes, 25 seconds

Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine
From TED: What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine. With newly designed graphics from Gapminder, Rosling shows us the magic that pops up when economic growth and electricity turn a boring wash day into an intellectual day of reading.
TED talk, December 2010
9 minutes, 16 seconds

For Lovers Only: Film Trailer
From YouTube: After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the lovers flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes them across France – from Normandy to St. Tropez.
Note: I have not yet seen this film but the trailer is gorgeous.
Director: Michael Polish/ Writer: Mark Polish
2 minutes, 1 second

What are you watching and listening to now? What is rocking your world?


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