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Performance of Poem "21" by Patrick Roche
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Basic to the principle of sustainability is we, as parents and society, take care of our children and protect them.  In this video, Patrick Roche performs his poem, "21" sponsored by Button Poetry. They seek to showcase the power and diversity of voices in our community. By encouraging and broadcasting the best and brightest performance poets of today, we hope to broaden poetry’s audience, to expand its reach and develop a greater level of cultural appreciation for the art form.

 

EarthSayer Patrick Roche
Date unknown Format Performance
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Artists and Musicians More Details
Children in India: Three Places of Learning by David MacDougall
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Ethnographic filmmaker David MacDougal was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv at the What is Documentary? conference held at the University of Oregon in Portland, April 24-16, 2014.

He talks about his work filming children in three institutional settings in India. In 1997 he began conducting a study of The Doon School in Northern India. This resulted in five films: Doon School Chronicles (2000), With Morning Hearts (2001), Karam in Jaipur (2001), The New Boys (2003), and The Age of Reason (2004). Recent projects include filming at the Rishi Valley School, a progressive co-educational boarding school in South India based on the edCorporal Image Bookucational philosophy of Krishnamurti. His experimental film SchoolScapes (2007), made at Rishi Valley, won the Basil Wright Film Prize at the 2007 RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film. His latest film, Gandhi's Children (2008), concerns a shelter for homeless children in New Delhi. MacDougall is the author of Transcultural Cinema (Princeton University Press, 1998) and The Corporeal Image: Film, Ethnography, and the Senses (Princeton, 2006).

To order his book from Amazon click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.

David was educated at Harvard University and the University of California at Los Angeles and since 1975 has lived in Australia.  More complete bio here.

EarthSayer David MacDougall
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
Witness Your Environment by Kelly Matheson
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In this talk, Kelly Matheson talks about her work at WITNESS and the rights to a sustainable living environment focusing on atmospheric trust litigation (ATL). Through personal stories and videos she explains how climate change has an impact on the young lives of people all over the world. Published on Aug 2, 2012

EarthSayer Kelly Matheson
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Children of Kabul (trailer)
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Taking you into the lives of four young Afghan children – Omid, Sanabar, Yasmina and Fayaz – this short documentary provides first-hand accounts of a generation washing cars, picking garbage, selling food and hammering metal to earn money for their families. Devastated by war and economic difficulties, these children are the breadwinners of their families, creating an uncertain future for the country. DVD available here.

EarthSayers Jon Bougher; Jawad Wahabzada
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Emerging Women Live Conferences
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Emerging Women Live celebrates the rise of women leaders and entrepreneurs, and the movement towards a more integrated approach to success. The second annual Emerging Women Live Conference will be held on October 9th-October 12th, 2014 in New York City.

Registration here.

Date unknown Format Event/Conf
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Aisha's Song
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Partially blinded by an unknown illness aged 4 and sent out to work on the tough streets of Kano in Nigeria aged 9, Aisha Sani Abdullahi's life chances were not great. However, a chance encounter sent Aisha's life in a completely different direction.

Beautifully shot and musically lush, Aisha's Song is a touching and uplifting story of female empowerment from a part of the world where women are all too often overlooked.


Girl Hub is a strategic collaboration between the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and the Nike Foundation. Girl Hub helps transform the lives of adolescent girls living in poverty by unleashing their potential and empowering them with the assets they need to end poverty for themselves, their families, and their communities.

The film was made by Grain Media for Girl Hub and to find out more about some of the issues at the heart of the film please go visit their site.

EarthSayer Aisha
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Equal Rights for Women and Girls More Details
SKATEISTAN - To Live and Skate Kabul by Orlando von Einsiedel
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The mission of Skateistan is to use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change.  Full story here.

This is Grain Media's multi-award winning documentary film Skateistan: To Live And Skate Kabul. The film has received over a million hits online and has been the official selection at a number of top film festivals across the world including Sundance 2011, SXSW 2011, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2010, One World 2011 and Full Frame 2011. Uploaded on Oct 27, 2010

Diesel New Voices presents a short film on Skateistan
directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. Donations accepted here.



EarthSayer Orlando von Einsiedel
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Our Land, Our Business by TheRulesOrg
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Right now, millions of people are being thrown off their land because large corporations are being given special rights. The World Bank is driving this trend with its Doing Business rankings. Published on Mar 27, 2014 by The Rules, THE RULES IS A GLOBAL MOVEMENT TO BRING POWER BACK TO PEOPLE, AND CHANGE THE RULES THAT CREATE INEQUALITY AND POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD.

ANIMATION: Grain Media
SOUND RECORDING: Wuyi Jacobs, Afrobeat Radio; Jim Richards and the studios of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism. THANK YOU FOR ALL THE HELP

Spanish Version here.

EarthSayers Wuyi Jacobs; Jim Richards
Date unknown Format Cartoon and Animation
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
Interconnectedness and Keeping Oil Underground by Manari Ushinga
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Manari Ushinga of the Sápara people in Ecuador shares with us his people's view the natural world, our interconnectedness, and the importance of keeping the oil that lies underneath the Ecuadorian Amazon untouched. Published on Apr 15, 2014 by Pachamama Alliance.

EarthSayer Manari Ushinga
Date unknown Format Teaching
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Rights of Mother Earth More Details
Love Canal: Children and Toxic Waste | A Fierce Green Fire
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The neighborhood called Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York, was neither the first nor the worst toxic waste dump, but it became a national story in the late 1970s thanks to the organizing efforts of Lois Gibbs, who fought to protect Love Canal's children, including her own, from the 20,000 tons of toxic waste in the ground.

This is an excerpt from American Masters: Fierce Green Fire, airing April 22 at 9 pm on PBS. Learn more at www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters. Published on Apr 2, 2014

A 90-minute version of the film is currently available via Netflix and iTunes and on DVD from First Run Features.
 

EarthSayer Lois Gibbs
Date unknown Format Trailer
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
 

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