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May 2013 Archive

Author, Filmmaker, Travel Adventurer Hal McClure Has Died

"Life's swift flight has been one hell of a journey," Hal McClure wrote in his recent autobiography, Adventuring. "I have been fortunate on this long trip because I was able to follow the three great passions of my life: the love of the written word, the moving image and the desire to travel. A perfect trifecta. Couple those passions with the enjoyment of meeting the creatures that inhabit our planet: the great, the not-so-great, the not-so-good—and people too." Travel...   Read More
Posted by Travel Adventure Documentary in Features May 27, 2013

Why Motion Pictures Still Can't Move

By Dale Johnson, Technology Editor In spite of the advancement of our technology today, we have found no way to make pictures move. “Huh?” “Whaaaa?” “What are you talking about?” you may say. “I watch moving pictures every day on TV, at the cinema, and even on my phone.”   Read More
Posted by Dale Johnson in Blogs May 14, 2013

Building a Wall Subject Of Unusual Doc Film

As hilarious as it is meditative, the Triumph of the Wall film begins as a chronicle about the construction of a 1,000-foot dry-stone wall by a novice stonemason in rural Quebec. The stonemason, Chris Overing, sets out to complete the wall within eight weeks; filmmaker Bill Stone plans to film Chris as a straightforward story, telling of this laborious yet creative task. But when Overing realizes he has woefully underestimated the time and energy required to construct the wall.   Read More
Posted by Ralph Franklin in Features May 08, 2013