It's year five and we want to highlight those creators who continue to entertain with new seasons and new series. The block focuses on Minnesota WebFest alumni from around the world.
Alone under Covid "lockdown" in Tokyo, Yukata Cowboy sinks into depression over his girlfriend’s departure. But his friends Lotte, a comedian in London, and Maribel, a flamenco dancer in Madrid, reach out to him over the internet. They encourage him to perform comedy and to learn flamenco. Together, they celebrate their friendship and conquer the loneliness of quarantine.
S03/E04 Heiko Lietz, Schwerin:
In the Eastern German city of Schwerin, Heiko Lietz, former GDR civil rights activist and co-founder of the "Neues Forum" party, remembers the peaceful demonstrations for freedom in autumn 1989, where he held important speeches. He also talks about Round Tables, still using them today for integrative social projects. He talks about experiences and special points in his life, disappointments with our actual society, but also about hope and still important wishes.
two more new Episodes for You to watch:
-E05 (Simone Solga, Leipzig) is linked here: https://youtu.be/uymbw8cRhL4
Political comedian Simone Solga shows Jörg Buschka around Leipzig, where she grew up. Both travel back to her world of theatre plays as well as to the places of the first demonstrations for freedom that started the Peaceful Revolution in 1989.
- E02 (Inka Bause, Berlin) here: https://youtu.be/oPGpuGeR4DU
Entertainer Inka Bause shows Jörg the places that marked her carreer, were important in her private life and during her student times in the heart of Berlin. She talks as well about pros and cons of being already popular in those times of a socialistic dictatorship as how the German Reunification had influenced her life and career.
the whole Seasons Synopsis:
After two pioneer digital series-seasons and a feature length film, winning DIE SERIALE critics award 2019 and being screened at RIO Web fest, Western German reporter Jörg Buschka now dicsovers Eastern German cities together with former GDR celebrities, artists and activists. Exploring their stories and places. 30 years after the German Reunification. Presented in both 5 Episodes and a feature length film.
Produced on behalf of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education).
Season Three of the multi award-winning web series Shakespeare Republic turns the lens on Shakespeare's characters in lockdown. Featuring 24 actors with credits from Broadway, the West End, Shakespeare’s Globe and mainstream Film & TV, we look through a myriad of windows from Australia, Scotland, England & the USA into the current shared experience of human beings in isolation.
Ivana and her not-so-bright filming crew have a goal: to shoot the series "USS Vagina: Survival Mission". Their dream seems to come true when the video platform "Flix Prime" decides to join them… or at least that's what they think.
What can go wrong when you mix an enthusiastic director, a prima donna child actor, a pyromaniac FX artist with a terrible script and cheap sets?
Three young creatives work as freelancers for various clients and struggle to survive the lifestyle.
Inspired by true events.
A web series about freelancing for freelancers by freelancers.
After an emergency call to save her addict mother, Claire, 9 years old, is taken by social services. She quickly ends up with the only relative she has left: her grand-mother Pauline, who lives in a seniors’ residence.
Kelsey discovers that she is not alone. There are other young people around the world with her same ability called Trippers. Led by Luisa Vesques they use their powers to kill CEO’s and boomers. Kelsey finds herself magnetically attracted to Luisa and must make a choice. Kill her father to save her own life or kill Luisa to save the lives of the corrupt leaders of our world.
After a summer of defeat being unable to make heads or tails of their new treasure map to Cockshutt’s fortune, the gang find new hope when they meet KELLY, a fellow student with a passion for their town’s history. Unfortunately their hijinx land them in a new form of detention: helping the head of Brantford’s Historical Society MISS DUMONT plan the town’s annual historical reenactment.
The group must follow clues that lead them through their town’s historic sites, learning more about the mystery of Ignatious Cockshutt and drawing nearer to their prize. However, a shadowy figure follows their every move, circumventing their plans and trying to beat them to their goal. Who is their mysterious adversary, and who will find the treasure first?
This is an animation project that seeks to work with environmental educational and also with social educational. Transforming differences into coexistence. We approach indigenous, urban and rural social causes balancing as a whole the humanity with nature.
After the murder of a tapir in the forest by unscrupulous hunters, the angry shaman evokes the sleeping spirits of the forest.
The shaman receives the mission of choosing new guardians for the forest, for this receives the aid of a mascot, the Gralha.
At a city school, children are chosen to assist in this mission. Take care of humanity and the environment. They take body characters like Saci, Iara, Boto, Fulozinha and Curupira.
The League of Mata is formed!
Guided by the shaman and guided by the spirit of the tree they will fight against the ills of society and also against powerful enemies like Cuca, Werewolf, Dry Body, Maria Caninana, led by the terrible Anhangá.
In addition to Humans themselves who insist on destroying the environment by disrespecting nature without realizing that humanity is at risk.
An engaging adventure that brings Brazilian folklore back to the popular imagination.
Mari has just moved to UK and is having problems adapting to her new town. Between the pressures of family and friends Mari tries to change only to find out that it’s probably best to just be yourself.
Loosely inspired by David Bowie’s song “Changes”
Sam longs for freedom and travel. Each season, she sets off on a new adventure where she meets travelers from around the world who change her. And without Sam realizing it, these young nomads hold a piece of the puzzle helping her to answer the question “who is Sam really?”
It's Spring Break and Sam is joining some traveling friends, some vanlife fans! Together, they go to a cabin deep in the woods where anything goes. However, the sense of freedom that she regains, quickly fades away when the anxiety of not being able to write catches up with her.
Horses gone missing. Thousands of dollars-worth of stolen lobster. Invasive murder hornets. These are farm crimes, and they exact a real toll on largely rural victims who don’t always get their due. Farm Crime investigates these stories with respectful curiosity, focusing on the people at the centre of the incidents – seeking answers, closure and justice.
H2, KTM and Alpha owe the city mafia boss 2 million euros. They try to steal the money to pay it back but it's more difficult that they had anticipated and they bump into dangerous accountants, junkies, a fake Polish nun, low-life thieves, and psychopaths facing a pile of misunderstandings.
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It’s not every day a global pandemic hits forcing you to cancel your wedding and head into immediate lockdown with your fiancé … and his mum.