HUMAN-INTEREST Nº 6
DIGITAL DOCUMENTARIES WE FIND SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO
Our weekly collection of visual journalism, short documentary film and feature essays dedicated to people stories from around the web. Some powerful short films this week we recommend watching...
THE WHITE HELMETS
Winner of the best short documentary at the Oscars this week, this is the trailer for the 40-minute profile of the Syria Civil Defence, AKA The White Helmets. A group of ordinary men who rescue wounded and extract victims from rubble in war-torn Syria. The group was nominated for a Nobel Prize 2016. They have saved more than 58,000 people since 2013. You can read more about them here.
MINING POEMS OR ODES
SCOTTISH DOCUMENTARY INSTITUTE
An ex-welder from Glasgow reflects on how his work with his hands moulded his writing craft. A stunning short film.
A short film about free-skiing - but not like you've seen before.
GOPRO CAUSE: FOREVER SECURING THE WORLD FOOD SUPPLY WITH CROP TRUST
A short documentary about the perils of a failing agricultural system.
LIFE ON MARS
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Six people are living in isolation on a volcano in Hawaii to simulate life on Mars.
A 360 short documentary.