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Month: October 2009

Happy Halloween

Halloween, that holiday that sadly got left behind when I moved to Thailand, is right around the corner. I’ll be doin’ a whole lot of nuthin’ to celebrate the day, but I did put this wax on last nite to get in the mood just a little bit. It’s the “Halloween” episode from Bob Dylan’s…

Inbound to Phuket

On the shores of Laem Sai, Ao Kung, Phuket, looking towards Koh Bpah Yu, Koh Hae, Koh Ngam and Phang Nga. Beautiful area with quiet surroundings……except when jet airliners come flying directly over the village on a frequent and daily basis. [flv]http://www.thegoldbrick.net/video/aokungplane.flv[/flv] (Video dimensions not correct? Right-click to adjust.)

Dogora

Dogora captures the daily routines of the people of Cambodia. It is a street level, non-verbal, documentary, without any explanation. Your imagination must answer any questions you may have. The film captures the interaction between the people of Cambodia very well with particular attention paid to the children of Cambodia, which proves to be a…

Bpra Pae Nee Loy Rua

Bpra Pae Nee Loy Rua (Floating Boat Festival) is a bi-annual festival held by the Urak Lawoi and Moken sea gypsy communities throughout various parts of the Andaman Sea. Featured below are the festivities that were held at Laem Tukkae, Koh Sirey, Phuket. Delicious food, lots of brew, fireworks, games, Thai and Indian music blarin’…

Addicted to Plastic

Addicted to Plastic is a feature-length documentary about solutions to plastic pollution. The point-of-view style documentary encompasses three years of filming in 12 countries on 5 continents, including two trips to the middle of the Pacific Ocean where plastic debris accumulates. The film details plastic’s path over the last 100 years and provides a wealth…

Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae

Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae is a musical journey into the infectious grooves of the form of Jamaican music known as Rocksteady. The film features the music and stories of the legendary singers and musicians of the Rocksteady era. They came together after 40 years to tell their story, record an album of Rocksteady hits,…

Inna Ruminations Stylee

The outer rings of Typhoon Ketsana have been dowsing this area in recent days with heavier-than-normal showers. Nothing compared to the devastation it caused in parts of Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines. Wishing the residents there all the best during their recovery. A 7.6-magnitude undersea earthquake off the coast of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia resulted in…