|This week's Highlights
Monday, 26 January 2015
TED ( R )
TED is a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. TED conferences bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives.
26 January 2015
"Reality Cooking" is a series that focuses on preparing every day meals using real ingredients that anyone either has around their kitchen or can easily get from any grocery store. These meals are cooked up by real people, not TV chefs, who run on the same 'time schedule' that most of us have when we're cooking.
Tuesday, 27 January 20
Cape Town Has Talent
A talent show hosted by MJ Li, showcasing the amazing hidden talents of ordinary captonians
Friday, 30 January 2015
The Power Of Nightmares
In this documentary, Curtis compares the outlooks of American academic Leo Strauss and Egyptian civil servant Sayyid Qutb, each of whom rebelled against American individualism to form their respective movements. Their shared message is that fear unites, be it during the Cold War or today's War on Terror.
Saturday, 31 January 2015
What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire cape
A 2007 documentary film about the current situation facing humanity and the world. It discusses issues such as peak oil, climate change and the effects of global warming, population overshoot and species extinction, as well as how this situation has developed.