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Uighur – China’s Other Tibet

SkyNews’ Peter Sharp travels to Kangshar to meet the Uyghur (pronounced we-gurs) – China’s Muslims who suffer equally brutal repression as the Tibetans. If a Uighur even speaks negatively of China, they face imprisonment....

Orchestra Baobab – Nijaay

Orchestra Baobab, one of the great African bands performs Nijaay (7:48 min) live at the Malta Jazz Festival. This cut is off of their album Made in Dakar, the follow-up to the legendary Specialist...

Powder Keg – BMW Films

The Hire: Powder Keg; Episode 5 of 8 – BMW Film Powder Keg is the fifth of 8 short films in The Hire series produced by BMW for the Web. This is kind of...

Kraftwerk – Pocket Calculator Live

Kraftwerk 1981 (1:53 min) were way ahead of their time and has influenced just about every genres and aspects of popular music. Kraftwerk 2006, Pocket Calculator/Dentaku (6:14 min) They still sound fresh and distinctive....

Ilha das Flores/Isle of Flower

Ilha das Flores/Isle of Flower is a 1989 Brazilian short film by Jorge Furtado. It tracks the path of a tomato from garden to dump with the help of a monotone voiceover and excellent...

China’s Sexual Revolution

CBC’s CHINA’S SEXUAL REVOLUTION is the world’s first glimpse – often using secret cameras – into the forbidden new China. It’s a surprising portrait of the Chinese today: the new free love generation that’s...

Black Uhuru – General Penitentiary

Black Uhuru performing General Penitentiary and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner in 1984 at Sunsplash, Kingston, Jamaica. At this peak period, Black Uhuru were Michael Rose, Puma Jones and Derek “Duckie” Simpson.

R.E.M. – World Leader Pretend

This is R.E.M. performing World Leader Pretend live in Madrid Oct 21, 2003. R.E.M were formed in 1980 and soon became one of the first popular alternative rock bands, when alternative music actually meant...