Free Sounds: Iván Fisher
VPRO Free Sounds travelled to Budapest, city of birth of the director and composer Iván Fischer who, with his Budapest Festival Orchestra, is working on the registration of Gustav Mahler’s intractable 7th Symphony.
The Mother of Beauty
– IN PRODUCTION- (TO BE COMPLETED OCTOBER 2017) The Second World War is a radical episode in history, also in the United States. Over 400.000 young soldiers die for freedom. After the liberation, America is licking its wounds and the Hollywood industry and escapism seem to be one of the remedies. Miss Emmeline Snively, (May 2, Ohio, 1909) understand what America needs: she forms a modelling agency: the Blue Book Model agency, creating icons out of hundreds of young women who come to her agency.
Backlight: After the Revolution
In the spring of 2011 many protesters took over the public squares in Spain. They demanded that a stop had to be put to the cuts, the evictions, and the sell-out to the banks. In the squares of Tunis, Kiev, Amsterdam, Cairo, Istanbul and Tel Aviv big groups of people gathered over the past few years to protest and press their demands for change. But what happened after the demonstrations in the squares?
This science series for children (age 7-12) drags science out of the classroom and takes experiments outdoors. Each episode is hosted by a different child from a different country in the world. They do a number of surprising experiments revolving around on central theme, like ‘magnets’ or ‘surface tension’. These experiments are simple and easily replicable with the contents of an average kitchen cupboard. FULL PROOF translates science into the coolest part of everyday life.
Tom and Marnix don’t see any harm in doing everything together like they have always done, it is in their nature. Their parents and teachers think the boys are getting to old and try to seperate them.