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Floris Bauer

Film & TV Producer Co-Founder of Gunpowder & Sky, a Los Angeles based entertainment company

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Flee (2021) - IMDb

My favorite documentary of the year. In FLEE, Amin - who fled Afghanistan as a child - opens up for the first time to his best friend about his past, his trauma, and a secret he has kept for over 20 years. All told through animation to protect his identity. Incredible.

April 10
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My favorite documentary of the year. In FLEE, Amin - who fled Afghanistan as a child - opens up for the first time to his best friend about his past, his trauma, and a secret he has kept for over 20 years. All told through animation to protect his identity. Incredible.

Summer of Soul (2021) - IMDb

A frontrunner to win this year's Oscar for best documentary, Summer of Soul is an enthralling film about the 1969 Harlem Cultural festival, also dubbed "Black Woodstock". With pulsing live music footage of Nina Simone, Sly and Family Stone, Mahalia Jackson, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and many other greats, this doc will leave you inspired and in awe of the healing power of music. And - like me - you might even find yourself dancing in front of the TV. As the Guardian perhaps put it best: "Director Questlove's feature debut intertwines music and politics in one of the best concert movies of all time".

February 23
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Don't Look Up

Slammed by critics and dividing Hollywood, I loved this timely sattire targeted at science deniers and the US government that is failing to appropriately act on climate change. A great portrayal of the crazy times we are living in. The ensemble cast is also unparalled: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchet, Timothée Chalamet, and Jonah Hill (who steals every scene).

January 13
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Succession

Probably the best TV show on air, the series centers around a fictional dynasty in transition. Think the Murdoch family meets The West Wing meets Billions

October 28
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Framework for the Metaverse — MatthewBall.vc

Great primer for people wanting to understand what the Metaverse is, and how companies like Facebook envisage our future. Living and working in a mixed reality.

October 28
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One Blade of Grass

More memoir than manual, this is a marvelous book by the English poet and Zen master Henry Shukman that takes the reader on a journey into the hidden treasures that contemplative practice can reveal to us. Highly recommended for anyone interested in Zen and meditation practice.

September 27
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The White Lotus

The White Lotus is a new dark comedy series from HBO that everybody is talking about. It was all filmed during COVID in a single location, a luxury resort in Hawaii. It's smart, funny and uncomfortable.

August 11
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Ted Lasso (AppleTV)

The most heartwarming series on TV today, I am psyched that suprise hit Ted Lasso just started its 2nd season. All-around feel-good, hilarious and a must-watch.

August 1
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