Levraoueg

L-space, short for library-space, is the ultimate portrayal of Pratchett’s concept that the written word has powerful magical properties on the Discworld, and that in large quantities all books warp space and time around them. The principle of L-space revolves around a seemingly logical equation; it is an extension of the ‘Knowledge is Power’: Books = Knowledge = Power = (Force x Distance ÷ Time)

Witches

The unbeaten power of women.

Whether they're selling grimoires on Etsy, posting photos of their crystal-adorned altars on Instagram, or getting together to cast spells on Donald Trump, witches are everywhere. More than their older counterparts in the 1970s, current feminists seem haunted by this figure. The witch is at once the absolute victim, the one for whom one claims justice, and the obstinate rebel, elusive. But who were the ones who, in Renaissance Europe, were accused of witchcraft? What types of woman have these centuries of terror censored, eliminated, repressed?

This book explores three of them and examines what remains of them today, in our prejudices and our representations: the independent woman - since widows and singles were particularly targeted; the woman without children - since the hunting season marked the end of tolerance for those who claimed to control their fertility; and the old woman - who has become, and has remained since, an object of horror.

Finally, it will also be a question of the world view that the witch hunt has served to promote, the warlike relationship that has developed with regard to both women and nature: a double curse that still remains to be lifted.


2018/11/04 13:17 · Myrddin Wyllt

First Dog on the Moon

Why didn’t humanity save the planet? Perhaps they were busy


2018/11/04 12:15 · Myrddin Wyllt

END:CIV


END:CIV examines our culture's addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations. Based in part on Endgame, the best-selling book by Derrick Jensen, END:CIV asks: “If your homeland was invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air, and contaminated the food supply, would you resist?”

The causes underlying the collapse of civilizations are usually traced to overuse of resources. As we write this, the world is reeling from economic chaos, peak oil, climate change, environmental degradation, and political turmoil. Every day, the headlines re-hash stories of scandal and betrayal of the public trust. We don't have to make outraged demands for the end of the current global system — it seems to be coming apart already.

But acts of courage, compassion and altruism abound, even in the most damaged places. By documenting the resilience of the people hit hardest by war and repression, and the heroism of those coming forward to confront the crisis head-on, END:CIV illuminates a way out of this all-consuming madness and into a saner future.

Backed by Jensen's narrative, the film calls on us to act as if we truly love this land. The film trips along at a brisk pace, using music, archival footage, motion graphics, animation, slapstick and satire to deconstruct the global economic system, even as it implodes around us. END:CIV illustrates first-person stories of sacrifice and heroism with intense, emotionally-charged images that match Jensen's poetic and intuitive approach. Scenes shot in the back country provide interludes of breathtaking natural beauty alongside clearcut evidence of horrific but commonplace destruction.

END:CIV features interviews with Paul Watson, Waziyatawin, Gord Hill, Michael Becker, Peter Gelderloos, Lierre Keith, James Howard Kunstler, Stephanie McMillan, Qwatsinas, Rod Coronado, John Zerzan and more.


2018/08/26 14:12 · Myrddin Wyllt

HUMAN: The movie

What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight ? That we laugh ? Cry ? Our curiosity ? The quest for discovery ? Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real-life stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries. Working with a dedicated team of translators, journalists and cameramen, Yann captures deeply personal and emotional accounts of topics that unite us all; struggles with poverty, war, homophobia, and the future of our planet mixed with moments of love and happiness.



HUMAN exist in several versions: A theatre version (3h11), a tv version (2h11) and a 3 volumes version for the web (on Youtube).

Official website HUMAN : http://www.human-themovie.org

2018/08/26 14:05 · Myrddin Wyllt

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