Interactive map, 2012
Participatory project born to raise awareness on the extent to which rural and urban areas are being destroyed. It is structured via an interactive map and an open community that reports on places and communities transformed by overbuilding.
HERE AT HOME
Can chronic homelessness be stopped? Canada's Mental Health Commission launched a forward-thinking pilot programme in five cities to help homeless people who suffer from mental problems. With 42 short documentaries (shot by five directors until the summer of 2013), data and a dynamic blog, Here at Home is a window on an avant-garde experiment that could change your way of thinking. [eb-hj]
SOUT EL SHABAB
Two years after the first demonstrations in Tahrir Square, young Egyptians have discovered a taste for discussing and imagining a free and democratic country. France Culture talks about the changes that have come about from the revolution through a webdoc, which offers a portrait of five young people of the "Tahrir generation", a documentary and a magazine. [eb-hj]
Interactive narrative, 2012
The Trip tells the story of Jack Torrance and his experience as the film director who participated in one of the greatest mystifications of the 20th century: the landing on the moon.
Jack Torrance recounts “The Project,” which resulted in the film of the landing on the moon in 1969. Was there really a trip to the moon? Or was it staged in a Hollywood studio?
Jack Torrance, you may recall, is also the name of the protagonist in Kubrick's The Shining. [eb-hj]
Interviews with 10 childless men and women who share their views on their own childhood, society, and death.
My Ancestors is part of an ongoing reflection on the theme of being childless. [eb-hj]
Serious game, 2012
Tower Builder is a game where the internaut can become a building entrepreneur and construct the second tower of the Cathedral of Strasbourg!
Besides the webdoc, the project includes a film: “Le Défi des bâtisseurs” (the cathedral of Strasbourg in 3D) and an app for mobile devices (AR visits to a number of Gothic architecture sites). [eb-hj]
Rough Ride, made up of 9 chapters, is a part of a multimedia project, Black Gold Boom, that explores the North Dakota oil boom and its consequences. [eb-hj]
MULTIKULTI FACTORY - EUROPE UNDER CONSTRUCTION
MultiKulti Factory is an experiment through which people can relate their experiences in blog form and suggest tools for pursuing the delicate art of coexistence. MultiKulti Factory tells the stories of people living their lives within the context of cultural and social change. [eb-hj]
LÉONARD DE VINCI, LES SECRETS D’UN GÉNIE
Media-supported learning, 2012
Ten animated segments explain the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci to children. [eb-hj]