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Gravityless: A B-Boy Takes Flight

Thursday 12.06.2012 , Posted by

I have to admit that when I saw the title of the new dance film, Gravityless, I fully expected it to be something with high tech CGI visuals. Instead what I got from the piece by David Olkarny, was something far more subtle and uplifting at the same time. It’s a film which follows b-boy dancer Karimbo around the city and countryside as he throws himself into almost gravity defying moves. As he hits the apex the film slows, revealing the poetry of each instance: Karimbo floats above sky scrapers, wooded glens, and sandy beaches in his dress pants, white shirt and thin black tie. [Read more…]

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Mark Zuckerberg: Hollywood Doesn’t Get Silicon Valley

Wednesday 10.27.2010 , Posted by

Jessica Livingston sits down at Startup School with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and talks with him about The Social Network, the new movie based on the companies beginnings. Mark explains what Hollywood got right, what they got wrong and what they just don’t seem to understand.

Check out the full interview (which includes some questions about Facebook’s early days) and all the other talks from Startup School here.

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