> "RIP: A Remix Manifesto"
> An amusing film about copyright, available from the Documentary
> Channel for $17.99.
> I enjoyed this film very much.
> I'm posting this because I had not heard anything about it from the
> usual sources.
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>>> In "RIP: A Remix Manifesto," Web activist and filmmaker Brett
>>> Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age,
>>> mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering
>>> the wall between users and producers.
>>> The filmís central protagonist is Girl Talk, a mash-up musician
>>> topping the charts with his sample-based songs. But is Girl Talk
>>> a paragon of people power or the Pied Piper of piracy? Creative
>>> Commons founder Lawrence Lessig, Brazilís Minister of Culture
>>> Gilberto Gil, and pop culture critic Cory Doctorow are also along
>>> for the ride.
>>> A participatory media experimen from day one, Brett shares his
>>> raw footage at opensourcecinema.org for anyone to remix. This
>>> movie-as-mash-up method allows these remixes to become an
>>> integral part of the film. With "RIP: A Remix Manifesto," Gaylor
>>> and Girl Talk sound an urgent alarm and draw the lines of battle.
>>> Which side of the ideas war are you on? (110 minutes, 2008)