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John Lennon Peace Crater on The Moon

LUNAR GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY DESIGNATES “PEACE CRATER” TO HONOR JOHN LENNON New York USA (9 October 2009 LT) — The International Lunar Geographic Society has announced that a crater on Luna, Earth’s Moon, has been renamed to honor musician and peace activist John Lennon. The crater, which is located in the Moon’s Lacus Somniorum (“Lake of [...]

CONSTELLATION: Clay Perry’s photos of London’s 1960s avant-garde Art scene

Mark Boyle Yoko Ono David Medalla CONSTELLATION is an exhibition of CLAY PERRY’s photographs of London’s avant-garde art scene in the 1960s, shown together with works from the time. In the midst of 1960s ‘Swinging London’, Clay Perry was the photographer for the avant-garde art scene, documenting a constellation of the most innovative international artists [...]

May 7th, 2009|Yoko watches|

The Price of Silence: Introduction by Laurence Fishburne

The Price of Silence Created in 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) set forth the basic rights of every human being, yet 60 years later in places the world over, violence, poverty and oppression hold sway. To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR, and to remind the world that violations of Human [...]

January 8th, 2009|Yoko watches|

Kung Fu Panda

Enthusiastic, big and a little clumsy, Po works in his family’s noodle shop while daydreaming about becoming a Kung Fu master. His dreams soon become reality when he is unexpectedly chosen to join the world of Kung Fu and study alongside his idols-the legendary fighters Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey-under the leadership of their [...]

January 1st, 2009|Yoko watches|

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1985)

Warrior/pacifist princess nausicaa desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet. This film is anti-prejudice, anti-cruety, and anti-war, without being preachy at all. A very good film for children. Enjoyable for adults, as well. One of my DVD recommendations for 2009. yoko

January 1st, 2009|Yoko watches|

Princess Mononoke

An exquisitely animated, overwhelmingly acclaimed adventure epic. Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out for the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans [...]

January 1st, 2009|Yoko watches|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER book

The Iceland Post Company recently published a book on Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in cooperation with the artist. The tower was erected on Reykjavík’s Viðey island on October 9, 2007, in the memory of her late husband John Lennon. The 100-page book, simply entitled IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, contains a wealth of information on Ono’s [...]

Beyond Belief – A film by Beth Murphy

Synopsis: Two strangers, Patti Quigley and Susan Retik, formed a common bond in their grief when both lost their husbands on Sept. 11, 2001. This documentary chronicles what they did with that unimaginable loss, traveling to Afghanistan to meet women there also widowed by violence.    Director Beth Murphy follows Quigley and Retik as they [...]

December 12th, 2008|Imagine All The People, Yoko watches|

The Ground Truth

The stories in The Ground Truth are those of a half-dozen american heroes ordinary men & women who heeded the call for military service in iraq. This charts recruitment & training combat homecoming & the struggle to reintegrate with families & communities.

January 1st, 2008|Yoko watches|

Purple Noon

Filled with suspense, PURPLE NOON is the critically acclaimed thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat! A handsome, wealthy bachelor has a sexy girlfriend and all the finest things money can buy. His envious friend, on the other hand, has nothing but his charm, good looks ... and a wickedly sinister [...]

January 1st, 2008|Yoko watches|