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SHIP CARRYING NUCLEAR WASTE HARRIED BY GREENPEACE BOATS

March 14th, 2018|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , |

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Greenpeace-Aktivisten versuchen, die Verklappung nuklearer Abfälle im atlantischen Ozean zu verhindern – und stoßen auf Gegenwehr und Hohn. Erst Jahre später hat die Aktion Erfolg. […]

80 Years Apart

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , , |

“We’re alive, we’re the lucky ones” – UNICEF’s campaign for solidarity with child refugees highlights the shared stories of Harry and Ahmed, and in doing so reminds us of the millions of tragic fates during the great European trauma of the 20th century. […]

The Most Boring Viral Video

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , |

This award-winning promotional clip for a Spanish NGO is the Robin Hood of viral videos: by outwitting YouTube’s automated search algorithms, it takes from the rich and gives to the poor, essentially beating the advertising agency at its own game in order to help the homeless on the streets of Barcelona. Michel de Certeau would have been proud. […]

Most Shocking Second a Day Video

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Videos in Close-Up|Tags: , , , |

Two of the most successful fundraising videos in recent memory illustrate several key strategies of professional production and distribution in the context of charity. […]