London’s architectural icons, transported to the cliffs of Portugal.
[Image: Gus Petro]
In a park in downtown London, directors Matan Rochlitz and Ivo Gormley set out to ask the most intimate questions of unsuspecting joggers. With the idea that the unconventional interview location would drop the runners’ guards, the filmmakers were able to elicit candid, funny, and oftentimes moving responses.
In an interview with The Atlantic, Rochlitz talks about the impetus for the film, and how they captured the runners in motion.
"On January 30, 1969, London lunch-goers were treated to an unexpected Beatles concert. That remarkable event was made all the more memorable by this — it was the band’s last show together.”
The mayor says it’s $14.15 (or £8.80) per hour, but has no plans to introduce legislation to force employers to pay it.
There are deep divisions in one of the world’s most powerful global cities.
"Most people don’t give garbage a second glance. Artist Francisco de Pájaro gives it a second, third, and fourth glance, and then returns later to doll it up into something resembling a really mess-up human face.”
[Images: Francisco de Pájaro]
As the stroke of midnight rolled across the world’s time zones, people gathered in private and took to the streets to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, 2013. Fireworks erupted from Sydney to Moscow, and revelers gathered in London, Dakar, New York, Las Vegas, and thousands of other places, raising a glass, keeping warm, making resolutions, and wishing each other a “Happy New Year!”
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This is a classic New York City taxi cab:
This is a classic London hackney carriage:
Within the next few years, this’ll become a New York City taxi:
And this’ll be a London cab:
They’re the same cab.