See for the first Time / Zum ersten mal Sehen / Vendo pela primeira Vez / Viendo por primera Vez

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Seeing the reality of your life sounds like it should be easy. But many people hold to a different version. It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just waiting for something better. Failing to connect with reality is why some have pants in the closet that have not fit in years. If you want ...

Our need for a sense of Unity / Unser Bedürfnis nach Einheit / Nossa necessidade de um senso de Unidade / Nuestra necesidad de un sentido de Unidad

The Earth is not a big rock, infested with living organisms, any more than your skeleton is bones infested with cells. The Earth is geological, yes, but this geological entity grows people. And our existence on the Earth is a symptom of the solar system and its balances as much as the solar system in ...

The rules of the game must Change / Die Spielregeln müssen sich Ändern / As regras do jogo devem Mudar / Las reglas del juego deben Cambiar

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We seem to be turning nearly every aspect of life into a competition in which somebody must win and somebody must lose. Economics is all about competition, and the way we talk about it now emphasizes winners and losers. This country is taking away our export markets, this country is taking away our jobs, this ...

Your body is an Ilussion / Dein Körper ist eine Illusion / Seu corpo é uma Ilusão / Tu cuerpo es una Ilusión

The mind is divided into two aspects, the conscious and the subconscious mind. The conscious mind is made up of your surface thoughts, wishes, desires and aspirations. The subconscious mind is the realm of your automatic and habitual thought patterns and beliefs – the stuff you do when you do not even know you are ...

He changed me and then he Left / Er hat mich verändert und ist dann Gegangen / Ele me mudou e então ele Saiu / Me cambió y luego se Fue

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I never have the best of luck with relationships so I just have given up on trying to find someone in my life to keep me happy, until one night when everything changed. That name that I will never forget and to this day brings me happiness and sadness all at once. We started that night ...

The greatest Dancer / Der größte Tänzer / O maior Dançarino / El bailarino mas Grande

One of the most challenging things about being the parent to a child with Down syndrome is the never-ending quest to change the World into a more accessible and nonjudgmental place. Through everyday situations, it often hits home just how far we as a Society still need to go. The reality today is that prevailing negative ...

1961-05-04 Washington DC, USA / Freedom Riders / Freiheitsreisende / Viajantes da Liberdade / Viajeros de la Libertad

The original group of 13 Freedom Riders - seven African Americans and six whites - left Washington, D.C., on a Greyhound bus on May 4, 1961. Their plan was to reach New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 17 to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision, which ruled that segregation of the nation’s public ...

1987-05-03 Paris, France / Life is unbearable for Me / Das Leben ist unerträglich für Mich / A vida é insuportável para Mim / La vie m’est insupportable

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While Dalida was professionally very successful, her private life was marred by a series of failed relationships and personal problems. In January 1967, she took part in the Sanremo Festival with her new lover, Italian singer, songwriter, and actor Luigi Tenco. The song he presented was 'Ciao amore ciao' ('Bye Love, Bye'), which he sang together with ...

1994-05-01 Imola, Italy / Someday you will get There / Eines Tages wirst Du es Schaffen / Um dia você chega Lá / Un día tu llegas Allí

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Senna was married to Lilian de Vasconcelos Souza from 1981 until 1982. Though he did not have much of an income early in his racing career, Senna insisted on supporting his wife with no help from his father out of a sense of pride. The marriage ended in divorce. Senna then courted Adriane Yamin, daughter ...

What if women ruled the World / Was wenn Frauen die Welt regieren Würden / E se as mulheres governassem o Mundo / Y si las mujeres gobernaran el Mundo

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The idea that women might rule the World seemed slightly ridiculous - like something out of science fiction. Women clearly lacked the intellectual capacity and emotional fortitude to make the difficult decisions that leadership required. It was not bias, it was biology - it was just the way women were made. But that was then. ...

Give it away and it will come Back / Gib es weg und es wird Wiederkommen / Deixe ir e vai Voltar / Déjalo ir y Volverá

That what I want, basically, what I really want, is what you want. And I don't know what you want ... 'Surprise me'. But that's the kinship between 'I' and 'thou'. So when I ask, I go right down to the question, which we started with: 'What do I want?' The answer is 'I don't ...

They want you to be Poor / Sie möchten, dass du arm bist / Eles querem que você seja Pobre / Quieren que seas Pobre

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An ancient piece of common wisdom says the poor get poorer and the rich get richer. The wealth of the rich is the ignorance of the people; in fact, the rich profits from the ignorance of the poor. There is no man that is poor; every man is rich in something. The ‘rich’ are rich ...

Right side of Wrong / Rechte Seite des Falschen / Lado direito do Errado / Lado derecho del Mal

Maybe things do not happen for a reason. Maybe we are just grasping for ways to make sense of the chaos around us. Maybe we are giving meaning to things that have no meaning. Maybe we are clinging to hope so hard that we forget about reality. What if we are wrong and nothing is ...

Global sorrow of Mankind / Globales Leid der Menschheit / Tristeza global da Humanidade / Tristeza global de la Humanidad

On dark days, the sun still rises. In the darkest night, the moon still shines in a sky of stars. On a day of global sorrow, somebody will be born and her parents will be glad. And so it goes, if you have a wedding, rejoice. If today is your birthday, do not be afraid ...

Winning equality Together / Gemeinsam die Gleichheit Gewinnen / Vencendo a igualdade Juntos / Venciendo la igualdad Juntos

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The fight for gender equality is one of the most dangerous sports on Earth. - It has been ingrained into Society that females must follow one path, while males follow the other. This is reinforced in our daily lives through the adverts we see, clothes we buy and the roles we assume. Achieving gender parity requires ...

1983-04-27 Rheydt, Germany / Life out of Balance / Leben aus dem Gleichgewicht / Vida fora de Equilíbrio / Vida fuera de Balance

Koyaanisqatsi attempts to reveal the beauty of the beast! We perceive our World, our way of living, as beautiful because there is nothing else to perceive. If one lives in this World, the globalized World of high technology, all one can see is one layer of commodity piled upon another. In our World the original ...

Be absolutely willing to Die / Sei absolut bereit zu Sterben / Esteja absolutamente disposto a Morrer / Estar absolutamente dispuesto a Morir

Change – and everything is change; nothing can be held on to – to the degree that you go with a stream, you see, you are are still, you are flowing with it. But to the degree you resist the stream, then you notice that the current is rushing past you and fighting you. So ...

2005-04-26 Preitenegg, Austria / White Nights / Weiße Nächte / Noites Brancas / Le notti Bianche

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A lonely young man, Mario, meets a lonely young woman, Natalia. Mario (Marcello Mastroianni) is lonely for social reasons; he is a stranger and a newcomer to town. Natalia (Maria Schell) is lonely because she has always lived in isolation, even in the heart of the city. Her loneliness is intensified because she is in ...

Escaping Earth / Von der Erde Fliehen / Escapar da Terra / Escapando de la Tierra

With climate change, overdue asteroid strikes, epidemics and population growth, our own planet is increasingly precarious. We are now consuming Earth’s resources at a very alarming rate to support our industries and daily needs and this is leading us towards a future where we have depleted all of Earth’s resources. Even though some of our ...

Kinds of human Nature / Arten von menschlicher Natur / Tipos de natureza Humana / Tipos de la naturaleza Humana

What sort of creature is the Human? The obvious answer is a very smart, very talkative, upright ape with a very extreme affection for material possessions. Although we exhibit lots of individual and cultural variations, Humans are animals, and like all animals we have characteristics that distinguish us as a species. An alien would have ...