Friday Video Archive

Friday Video: Wild Horses of the Ozarks

Filmmaker David Abberton of Missouri is working on a film about bands of free-roaming horses that make their homes about halfway between Little Rock and St. Louis. Wild Horses of the Ozarks will feature footage of these horses in the wild combined with research and “oral histories of the Ozarkers along the Current and Jack’s Fork
Category: Animals

Friday Video: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

This past Wednesday 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gobowee spoke at Philander Smith college in Little Rock. Powerful, humbling, energizing, Gobowee’s stories of peaceful protest in Liberia reminded those in attendance the importance of waging peace and the power of women coming together. This week’s Friday Video features a clip from the film Pray the
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Friday Video: “Everything is Much Vaster Than You Can Realize, Really.” James Baldwin Interview

We came across this amazing interview with James Baldwin on Youtube. Unfortunately we don’t know where or when it originally aired or the name of the interviewer. If you do know, please pass the information along and we’ll include it! Baldwin discusses the inspiration behind his writing, the inexplicable connections between deep suffering and true
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Friday Video: “The Real Science is the Science of Interconnection.” Vandana Shiva on the Problem with Genetically-Modified Seeds

Friday Video posts are a (semi) regular feature on the Boiled Down Juice and explore concepts of community, history, and culture. If you’re interested in suggesting a video, please let us know. We’d love to hear your ideas.  If you’re already familiar with GMO (genetically-modified organisms) and have been following the recent developments, or if
Category: Food

Friday Video: Vanishing of the Bees

The Friday Video series is a regular feature of the Boiled Down Juice. If you’d like to suggest a video or submit an article, please contact us at the “Contact Us” link above. We’d love to hear from you.  The 2009 release Vanishing of the Bees  is currently streaming on Netflix. Supported by many bee advocates and
Category: Animals

Friday Video: Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work

Shift Change examines the movement toward democratic, worker-owned businesses from the Mondragón Cooperative Corporation [MCC] in the Basque region of Spain to the recent creation of the Evergreen Cooperatives in Cleaveland, Ohio. Produced by Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin, this film explores a different kind of business model, putting communities and human lives above bottom line profits. You can
Category: Community Action

Friday Video: Julianna Barwick Tiny Desk Concert

It’s been about a year since we first posted about Julianna Barwick and her choral-inspired, hipster-Enya sounding, transcendent, looping vocal melodies. We recently stumbled across this great NPR tiny desk concert video which gives you a front row seat for Barwick’s sound layering techniques. Filmed at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas on March 18,
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Friday Video: Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will begin next weekend at the Historic Malco Theatre in downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas. Developed in 1991, and then incorporated as the Institution in 1992, the festival is the only film institute in the United States dedicated only to documentary films. They currently house over 18,000 documentary titles, making
Category: Uncategorized

Friday Video: Uprising of ’34

Today’s Friday Video tells the story of the General Strike of 1934, a little-known strike involving thousands of cotton mills workers during the Great Depression. The Uprising of 34  puts forth the question, “How could such a pivotal moment in American history be kept a secret for 60 years?” Produced by George Stoney, Judith Helfrand, and
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Friday Videos: Selections from the Reel Civil Rights Film Fest

The Reel Civil Rights Film Fest begins today in Little Rock. Operating in connection with the Little Rock Film Festival, the event is also affiliated with the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. The festival will take through September 25th, leading up to the 55th anniversary of the desegregation crisis at Little Rock
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