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Louidgi Beltrame – Gunkanjima ( Japan 2010, 33:00 mins)

Unfortunately this video is not available on Impakt channel. The deserted island of Gunkanjima (Battleship Island) condense Japan’s race towards modernity and its organised and […]

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Paulien Oltheten – 11 Fragments of Japan (Japan 2009, 20:28 mins)

The public domain and human behaviour is the starting point for the work of Paulien Oltheten (1982). Through photographs and video she presents an investigative approach: identifying […]

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D-Fuse – Endless Cities_Redux (UK, 2009, 4:36 mins)

As the world population continues to move to urban centres, growing numbers of people contest a limited supply of space as their place for living. […]

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Tobias Kaspar – Back Row (Germany 2016, 21:01 mins)

Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch it here. Back Row depicts the back office of the leisure-industry. In […]

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Korakrit Arunanondchai – Paintings with History in a Room Filled with People with Funny Names 3 (Thailand 2015, 24:55 mins)

Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch a trailer of it here. Painting with history in a room filled […]

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Palesa Shongwe – Atropy (South Africa 2010, 7:45 mins)

Picture, poetry, voice and music are woven together into a contemplative short film about the lingering memory of youth, the loss of spontaneity and the […]

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Meiro Koizumi – My Voice Will Reach You (Japan 2009, 11:26 mins.)

Unfortunately this video is not available on Impakt Channel. Dislocation and the fetishization of relationships underlie the work of Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi and no […]

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Maki Satake – Kurashi Ato (Japan 2009, 11:40 mins.)

Unfortunately this video is not available on Impakt Channel, but you can see a trailer here: A late night visit to the empty house where […]

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Arya Sukapura Putra – E-ruqyah (Indonesia 2013, 2:08 mins.)

Ruqyah is an Islamic rite of banning negative energy caused by health problems. Today, the potential of the smartphone has also seeped into this religious […]

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Otty Widasari – Jabal Hadroh, Jabal Al Jannah (Green Mountain, Heaven Mountain) (Indonesia 2013, 9:20 mins.)

The Impact of massive Arab tourism in West Java is shown in the documentation of a park, where women must be escorted at all times. […]

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Orizon Astonia – Pingitan (Indonesia 2013, 13:54 mins.)

A traditional marriage is preceded by a period of isolation, but two young Indonesians lovers can’t be stopped. BIO: Orizon Astonia was born in Surabaya […]

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Leil-Zahra Mortada – Words of Women from the Egyptian Revolution | Episode 4: Nada Zatouna

The young film maker Nada Zatouna talks about the importance of the revolution for the people of Nubia in Southern Egypt, of her own arrest and her worries for the future.

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Karabeesh – Voice of Freedom

In a style that differs from the satirical cartoons, this video presents a celebration of the activists who worked for the fall of Mubarak during the initial 18 days of the Egyptian revolution. Set to a song by Amir Eid and Hany Adel that became the “hymn” of the revolution.

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Kharabeesh – Ali Abdullah Saleh

Kharabeesh is a collective network founded in 2008 by a small group of bloggers in Jordan. The idea behind the initiative was to create a […]

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Kharabeesh – Gaddafi in Arabs’ Got Talent

Kharabeesh is a collective network founded in 2008 by a small group of bloggers in Jordan. The idea behind the initiative was to create a […]

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