Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

The (Re)Touched Lives & Photos of the 2011 Japanese Tsunami Victims [VIDEO]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Photo re-toucher Becci Manson, together with local volunteers and a global group of colleagues she recruited online, helped clean and fix photos of the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami, restoring those memories to their owners. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

James Earl Jones Performs Othello At White House

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Academy Award winning actor James Earl Jones performs from Shakespeares Othello at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009. Found at YouTube from whitehouse.

BP Oil Spill Documentary: Devastated Lives

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Interviews with individuals whose lives have been destroyed by British Petroleum’s environmental catastrophic oil spill. Found at YouTube from edwardjamesolmosprod.

The Elephant Man

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

The Elephant Man is a fantastic movie but very disturbing, too. But then that’s what you get with David Lynch. Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, “The Elephant Man” (John Hurt), when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon (Anthony Hopkins). Found at Hulu.

Yellow Cake

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

The newest film by award-winning animator, Nick Cross. ‘Yellow Cake’ is a lamentable tragedy mixed full of pleasant mirth. Found at Vimeo from Nick Cross.