1 Giant Leap: What About Me?
I was talking with an ex-convict a while back, a Maori guy whom I occasionally met when we'd make a regular stop-off for a brief picnic at a park on our return from the "farmers' market" every Sunday. I would often be tucking into bananas and other fruit that we had bought, and would share with him. We'd usually discuss nothing in particular. One time though he mentioned this film and its music, and he said it was inspirational and that it had made him see life in a different way, and so I made a note of it. I got around to searching it up on the web tonight and found it and watched it online. It was a kind of documentary and probably a bit "once over lightly", but nevertheless I thought it well worth my watching, in retrospect. It reminded me of some philosophies - things I had already known, but had forgotten to think about lately - and it showed me some new aspects about these things, through the medium of music and video. Shades of the Deep Forest music and Paul Simon's work (Graceland) with S. African musicians. It was cleverly made, but maybe somewhat cynically commercial.
Director: Jamie Catto & Duncan Bridgeman | Producer: Jamie Catto & Duncan Bridgeman
Genre: Documentary | Produced In: 2008 | Story Teller's Country: United Kingdom
Tags: Global, Health, Relationships, Spiritual Awareness Synopsis:
Through music and film, "1 Giant Leap" explores the universal complexities of human nature. Jamie Catto (Faithless co-founder) and Duncan Bridgeman set out on their journey recording musical jewels and words of wisdom with the cream of the world’s thinkers, writers and entertainers along the way. The duo traveled to the farthest corners of the planet, to ensure immense cultural diversity in this time capsule of humanity at its most inspirational. Online video link: http://www.cultureun...-Leap--What-About-MeDVDs described here: http://www.elsewhere...about-me-border-dvd/