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Digital documentaries we find so you don’t have to. Watch, enjoy.

 

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HUMAN-INTEREST / Digital documentaries we find so you don't have to.
Watch, enjoy. 

 
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 12

This week we're watching short documentaries online about climbers laughing in the face of lions, mountain faces and thorn bushes, a short film about ocean poaching from Palau, a portrait of the brutal sport of goat pulling and a fun film about a hairy-parkour dancing monster in Paris. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 11

This week's watch list of short docs and film out there on the digital airwaves. Hello, Sea is a surf travel film from the Mentawais with a creative cut, there's also a cinematic short about one of the world's greatest wildlife photographers, the portrait of a bull rider and a film about the eagle hunters of Mongolia.

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 10

Some exceptional short people profile documentaries online this week. There's Mile 19, a short film about a Vietnam war veteran and his marathon obsession, one of the year's best short docs, A Skier's Journey, about the mythology of skiing in China, and the short portrait of a pole dancer you shouldn't miss. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 9

What to watch this week in the form of short digital docs out there on the internet. Alcindo is our top pick, about a beach cleaner with a vision for his community. Then there's a haunting portrait of one of the world's most polluted cities, a surf short about a board, not a person, and a space-themed animation satire. Tune in, take a break, enjoy. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 8

After a brief travel assignment hiatus we're back with this week's round-up of short documentary on the digital airwaves. Highly recommended shorts about Sierra Leone's only woman surfer,  one man's dedication to saving California's redwoods, a stunning environmental animation-doc and the portrait of an architect building self-sustained homes in the desert. A good week of short digital docs.  

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 7

This week's short documentaries and visual journalism that's caught our attention. A must-watch doc about artist Allen Hirsch and his monkey, the chaotic portrait of a street photographer, the journey of a drug addict to hitchhiking optimist and the brave souls on an expedition to freedive Antarctica. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 6

In this week's collection of short films and documentaries from around the web: The Oscar-winning short The White Helmets, the story of a writer's creativity forged in his steel-working past, the profile of a skier and a 360 short doc about simulated life on Mars. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 5

In our fifth dispatch we feature short films and micro-documentaries about the last train home, a visual history of the NYT front page, the human cost of jade mining and meeting an 80-year old powerlifter. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 4

Our fourth dispatch featuring a man's fight to tell the story of a glacier, the Loch Ness monster hunter and the JFK conspiracy you haven't heard that features an umbrella. Stories and films we share because we respect the filmmakers' craft and vision. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 3

The third of our new weekly dispatches, featuring short documentaries about a broke hip-hop listening ski coach, a film about two extreme brothers, the historic Apollo 17 mission and a question about your final photograph. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 2

The second of our new weekly dispatches, featuring short documentaries about Trump's inauguration, a war story about brotherhood, a boy's fear of heights, Mumbai's train surfers and a photographer's odyssey. 

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Fraser Morton
HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 1

The first of our new weekly collection of visual journalism, documentary, film and written feature essays about exceptional people -  told by people we admire. 

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Fraser Morton