In 2010 people from all around the world were asked to film their lives and answer a few questions. The result was an interesting film that gave us a deeper insight into how people in other countries can be so different and yet so similar.
What one woman's 25-year gambling addiction really cost
Poker machines first appeared in Australian pubs in 1992. At first, everyone saw them as harmless mechanical toys– videogames. Nobody was prepared for the effect the ‘pokies’ would have on the lives of so many.
Life and Play through the Eyes of Children across the UK
When the government decided to cut the budget destined for youth services in England and Wales by 70%, it did not mean the end of enjoyment.
Losing a loved one can be a hard blow to recover from. When it comes to losing a sibling, however, sometimes the pain is even sharper than what more people expect.
Two brothers use choreographed movements and dance to express their experience figuring out masculinity, surviving racism, and understanding the meaning of brotherhood.
Every year, thousands of quilters travel to Paducah, Kentucky to participate in its annual quilt competition. During that week the small town’s population is doubled and everybody knows it’s because the quilters are in town.
The ground that Louisiana sits on is sinking and many of its families now have to relocate. Isle de Jean Charles could disappear within the next few decades.
Becoming a father can be a life-changing experience that can make you question your own childhood and either feel appreciation or contempt for the men that were there for it.
This is the story of a fourteen-year-old young man who, like many kids his age, spends most of his time online.
A young boy films his random habitual activities and the things that are important to him on his last days living in the neighborhood located in the shadow of Silicon Valley.
One day Mr. Bharde sees a vendor selling chicks to boys and girls and decides that one of those would make a fun toy for his two cats.
There’s a community called Islamberg located in Delaware County. This is a rural area about 130 miles northwest of New York City.
Many difficulties came about as a result of the collapse of The Soviet Union in December of 1991. This dissolution gave rise to 15 independent states, including Tajikistan.
A ten-year-old Nigerian boy was stabbed to death on his way home from school one day in London. This mindless act of violence in the neighborhood stirred up fear within the heart of another Nigerian mother of two young boys.
Computer gaming addiction is real. In this short film, three gamers share their personal experiences that led them to fall into this condition.
Stunt riding is dangerous. There are a dozen things that could go wrong when you’re doing a wheelie, and for a lot of people they do.
Caspar Salmon was told that sometime in the 1980s his grandmother, Pauline Salmon, was invited to attend a gathering to celebrate the inauguration of a place of business in Anglesey.
In order to survive, sometimes you need to remember what your ancestors taught you. This is especially true if you live in a place like Toksook Bay, Alaska where the total population is less than 1000.
A Burning Man Film
It has been called a social experiment, but Burning Man is so much more than that. It’s even much more than a week-long desert party.
One Man's Struggle To Leave Behind The Homeland
New Malden, London is home to the biggest North Korean community in Europe. There are currently about 600 North Korean men, women, and children living in the area.
What do you do when you’ve been diagnosed with cancer and find out you only have a few more months to live?
Adopting a cruise ship life is a way of escaping reality— it’s a clear statement that one no longer wants to be a part of the issues and nuances of a land lifestyle.
For Some People, Risking Everything is Nothing
On April 3, 1848, a group of 83 merchants founded the Chicago Board of Trading. It was an exciting enterprise. Futures Trading permitted buyers and sellers to manage their risk against unpredictable price fluctuations.
American novelist Jack London once said, “Any man, who is a man, can travel alone.” Twenty-four year old Ben Page took this saying to heart and decided to cycle around the world.