15.04.14 by Jeff

Same But Different “Theo’s Story”

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I don’t know if I’m just extra emotional tonight or what, but I cried two times watching this video by director David Barnes. This kid’s honesty and the beautiful filming and editing, ahh it’s too much for me right now. A+

Theo is 10 years old, and almost blind. In this video he explains “what it’s like to be me” as part of an Emmy Award winning collection of short documentary portraits, featuring kids with a variety of medical conditions.

Watch “Theo’s Story” below!


 

SAME BUT DIFFERENT SHORTS: vimeo.com/channels/samebutdifferentshorts

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Marisol Cabrera

    Don’t worry Jeff, you’re not the only one who was touched. Very fascinating (not to mention I was glad to hear a Kimya Dawson song in it).

  • Aaron Bumgarner

    Oh my. Still rides a bike too. Amazing.

  • Peter James

    Brilliant. What an inspirational kid!

  • Great film, awesome subject. Much love for sharing this.

  • Oliver Herlitschek

    Damn, this had some amazing shots.





28.07.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Damien Tran

“Level quatre – VIII” screen prints on fabric by French artist Damien Tran, one half of Palefroi (with Marion Jdanoff) based in Berlin, Germany. More images below.

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28.07.17 by Jeff

Designer Spotlight: Hansje van Halem

Enjoy the mind-melting type work of Amsterdam-based designer Hansje van Halem. I’ve been staring at these way too long! More images below!

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28.07.17 by Jeff

14-Story Mural by Artist Kamea Hadar

Artist Kamea Hadar has just completed what is now the largest portrait in the state of Hawaii; a 14-story mural of Hina, the Hawaiian Goddess of the moon. Under the guidance of another artist John Hina aka Prime, Hadar’s work continues to explore a modern-day form of mo’olelo or ancient Hawaiian storytelling.

See more images (all shot by photographer Andrew Tran) of the massive mural below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Bang Sangho

A selection of work by Korean illustrator Bang Sangho. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ward Zwart

A selection of work by illustrator Ward Zwart. More images below.

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