Big Art Studios in West Oakland is building an over-sized botanical garden out of salvage and scrap metal. Video camera and editing by Tom Sepe. Special Thanks to Peef Sadow. Check out http://theinfinitarium.com for more info
This Summer, The RAYGUN GOTHIC ROCKET will blast off from the desert sands of Black Rock City. Mark your calenders for Fri Sept 4th, 2009 for this historic liftoff! Volunteers wanted! Help build a piece of history! goto http://raygungothicrocket.com for more information on how to donate or volunteer.
Tom Sepe - A multi-disciplinary artist, shows off his Whirlygig Emoto - a Steampunk inspired steam-electric-hybrid scooter and other projects in this casting call video for the Discovery Channel.
Mr Freeze sings I get a kick outta you for the Holidays! Season's Greetings!
From the Steampunk Treehouse Crew comes Team Ratchet and Rumble's Lumbering Contraption! A 10ft tall human powered railcar that perhaps looks a bit like a giant hamsterwheel crossed with a drag racer.
"Viva-TIbet" is a 5 minute music video that dramatically shows the intense human rights abuses perpetrated by China in Tibet and calls upon the world to step up in a peaceful, non-violent way for justice and truth.
The Music for this 5 minute video was produced in April 2008 as a collaboration between Lorin Bassnectar and FreQ Nasty - two preeminent Bay Area DJs who's tracks have slammed the bass bins around the world, and who consistently bring a conscious beat to the dance of the movement.
Digital Dharma Films formed in April 2008 by Andrea Vecchione and Tom Sepe in response to the Chinese crackdown on the massive March 10th protests in Tibet. We have produced a 7 minute mini-documentary http://digitaldharmafilms.org/2008/08/china-time-to-know-the-truth/
as well as numerous 1 minute shorts in collaboration with the "Tibet in 49 Seconds" project. We are currently seeking funding to finish our feature length documentary about Tibet, Non-violence and Activism.
With all eyes focused on the Olympics in China, Tibetans and supporters worldwide are protesting the Chinese government's use of the Olympics as a political tool to legitimize its illegal occupation of Tibet.
Digital Dharma Films presents this short video "Time to Know the Truth" calling China into account and calling upon rational people everywhere to stand up for our brothers and sisters in Tibet.
John Powers Interview - Author "History as Propaganda" a fascinating study of how historical sources and events are selectively and subjectively interpreted by Chinese propagandists, Tibetan exiles, and Western scholars for the purpose of furthering diametrically opposed political claims.
As the Olympic Torch travels to San Francisco, activists climb the golden gate bridge and storm the streets in protest over China's continued Human Rights abuses in Tibet, Darfur, Sudan and Burma.
Tom Sepe shaves his head in solidarity with the people of Tibet. Filmeb by Andrea Vecchione in McLeod Ganji, India April 2008.
digitaldharmafilms.org interviewed Karsh Kale with Wasfia Nazreen in April 2008 at the Phoenix Hotel in SF.
Karsh Kale has played alongside and worked with some of the world's top artists, including Sting, Zakir Hussain, Baaba Maal, Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, and Ustad Sultan Khan.
Born of Indian parents, and brought up in the U.S., Kale has long played Indian classical music on the tabla. Currently, he leads one of New York's coolest ensembles, and his monthly spins at Paisley and Joe's Pub are some of the hottest tickets on the New York scene.
digitaldharmafilms.org interviews Mary Gendler on The Tibetan Non-Violence Movement and the Protests of China's Olympic Torch for "Tibet in 49 Seconds" a project instigated by thetibetconnection.org