Tag Archives: holland

Good Chemistry in ‘Een goede moslima’


Pre-screening by Docu Lab last night, February 7, of the new documentary ‘Een goede moslima’ on ‘What is a good muslim woman?’ … showed good chemistry in the work of the two filmmakers Yeter Akin and Frans Bromet. Great questions and answers in the documentary … and also during last night’s Q&A with both filmmakers moderated by Cees Grimbergen , in Pletterij , Haarlem , Holland. ① memo 20190208 ~ Good Chemistry in ‘Een goede moslima’

Belgicum – Head & Heart & Hands of Stephan Vanfleteren


Short videonote ten years ago (handhold and zoomed with Sony DSC-T500) during the conversation of the belgian photographer Stephan Vanfleteren – on his method and photo project Belgicum : the Belgium in his head & heart – with Edie Peters of PhotoQ Live in the SKVR studio , Sunday February 8 , 2009 — during the Weekend of the Photobook organised by the Leiden University Master Photographic Studies , the website PhotoQ, Kunstenaars en Co, and the Nederlands Fotomuseum – a full weekend at two nearby locations, the SKVR BeeldFabriek (art center) and the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam .
① memo 20190202 ~ Belgicum – Head & Heart & Hands of Stephan Vanfleteren ~ Michel van der Burg

Midwinter Light


Film collage with music by Brazilian pianist Luis Sarro, ‘Prelude in B minor, based in BWV 855a’ thanks to a cc-pd license by Musopen Inc. ① memo 20181222 ~ Midwinter Light ~ Michel van der Burg | michelvanderburg.com

The Correspondent is a thing !


① memo 20181214 ~ The Correspondent is a thing ! ~ The Correspondent goes global now – 5 years after the dutch news platform ‘De Correspondent’ launched in 2013 with a crowdfunding effort.
The success story of ad-free journalism in Holland … the news organization with a direct connection to readers , the members , now starts to replicate worldwide , with headquarters in the U.S.
The site’s readers or members are a critical part in the ad-free journalism that gets done . Not just because members fund it with their subscriptions, but because interacting with them throughout the process of writing a story is a key part of what The Correspondent does.

Yesterday , after just 1 month , the global crowfunding campaign raised the required $ 2.5 million dollar with the help of over 40,000 founding members , it’s readers from all over the world.

The Correspondent ‘s 10 Founding Principles

We are your antidote to the daily news grind

We do not take ad dollars of any kind

We fight stereotypes, prejudice, and fearmongering

We don’t just cover the problem, but also what can be done about it

We collaborate with you, our knowledgeable members

We don’t take the view from nowhere. We tell you where we’re coming from

We protect your privacy, by minimizing the personal data we collect

We want to be as inclusive as possible

We always put journalism before financial gain

We believe in transparency and continued self-improvement

Yesterday , some minutes before midnight in Holland , the $ 2.5 million dollar was raised , and I posted a screen recording of the fact before midnight. here the link https://youtu.be/rCMM-FqWsSU
I felt that little film needed some more editing – so , here is that final cut … and more news and background via the links below :

The Correspondent
https://thecorrespondent.com

Columbia Journalism Review
https://www.cjr.org/analysis/de-correspondent-funding-omidyar.php

The Daily Show | Jay Rosen – Creating a Space for Ad-Free Journalism with The Correspondent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzNCOW_DEPU

The dutch De Correspondent
https://decorrespondent.nl

Dutch NRC newspaper
https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2018/12/13/geen-waan-van-de-dag-geen-clickbait-a3060642

Blackface


One of Al Jolson’s blackface acts performed by the dutch variety show artist Heintje Davids as shown in dutch movie theaters in 1930 in the ‘Polygoon’ cinema news.
The blackfaced Al Jolson starred in the very first feature length ‘talkie’ (sound film) The Jazz Singer in 1927 – with synchronized recorded music, singing and speech.
In France , right after the liberation, Robert Clary was known as L’Al Jolson français.
Footage thanks to the Open Images (openbeelden.nl). audiovisual archive of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. ① memo 20181205 ~ Blackface

Clipper Wilhelmina Sailing the Wadden Sea


Clipper Wilhelmina Sailing the Wadden Sea ~ Almost 1 hour – slow – documentary film of weekend sailing the dutch Wadden Sea on the clipper Wilhelmina last summer (July 2018) from Harlingen to Vlieland and back to Harlingen.
Starting Friday , staying overnight on the clipper in the port of Harlingen on the Frisean coast of the Netherlands – next , Saturday, crossing the Wadden Sea , sailing to the Wadden Sea island Vlieland , and after spending the night in the harbor of Vlieland, sailing Sunday to Harlingen.
Filmed with an iPhone X using the Sennheiser ClipMic digital lavalier and music with the Sennheiser Ambeo headset for recording binaural 3D sound.
Published before in a series of short films , and now in this full documentary. Music by Sébastiaan on his handpan drum. Doc (① memo 20181129) Michel van der Burg – michelvanderburg.com | 1-memo.com

Advice 🙂 Turn off all lights in the evening when watching Sébastiaan on his handpan drum.

End of the Day Flower


End of that one day ephemeral blooming life of the Dayflower , orginally growing in our granny’s garden (dutch : Eendagsbloem). A two hour timelapse , Holland.
Music : E Minor Prelude , Chopin , YouTube Audio Library (Free Use Music)
① memo 20181013 ~ End of the Day Flower