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Happy Birthday blueEnergy

In four years of service blueEnergy has proudly served the communities of the Atlantic
Coast of Nicaragua. This clip is a celebration of what we has been able to do in this past year.

filmmaker: blueEnergy

country: Nicaragua

channel: adventure

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Moonlight Jam

Moonlight Jam

An excerpt from the production of the documentary in the works. During the pro…moreAn excerpt from the production of the documentary in the works. During the production we worked to put together a concert of Bluefields ALL-STAR musicians. The day of the concert there was no power so we were left in the dark. However the showed went on and all the musicians began jamming in the parking lot. The result was moonlight jam session with the best Bluefields musicians remixing tradition folk songs. The video looks rough ,but the sound is of a unique quality. less

Bluefields FC

Bluefields FC

This video is a promotional clip we made in support of the Bluefields soccer te…moreThis video is a promotional clip we made in support of the Bluefields soccer team in Nicaragua. Sports is a cultural event and always brings an animated support from the people. less

Darling-U

Darling-U

Darling-U is a music video for PHILIP MONTALBAN< Montalban is Nicaragua's to…moreDarling-U is a music video for PHILIP MONTALBAN< Montalban is Nicaragua's top reggae artist representing the cultural roots of Nicaragua's Atlantic coast. The video was shot on Corn Island during "Crab Soup" which is a festival celebrating the liberation of slaves by the British on Aug. 27th. This video is a Bluefields Soundsystem Production. www.bluefieldsound.com less

Maypole vol. 1

Maypole vol. 1

May in Bluefields is a month full of celebration. On the 30th of May all the n…moreMay in Bluefields is a month full of celebration. On the 30th of May all the neighborhoods come together and compete in Carnival with their Dance groups, Marching bands, and Beauty Queens. This s the first of four clips that covered the winning group from 2007 less

Maypole vol. 2

Maypole vol. 2

May in Bluefields is a month full of celebration. On the 30th of May all the n…moreMay in Bluefields is a month full of celebration. On the 30th of May all the neighborhoods come together and compete in Carnival with their Dance groups, Marching bands, and Beauty Queens. This is the second of four clips that covered the winning group from 2007 This is a Bluefields Sound System Production. www.bluefieldsound.com less

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Destination Unknown Panama Episode 2 Coiba National Park

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Bonaire Dive Log: Something Special

Bonaire Dive Log: Something Special

Got in a bit north of the usual and went up to the marina entrance. Like a lot…moreGot in a bit north of the usual and went up to the marina entrance. Like a lot of dives in this area, we saw a lot of interesting sea creatures. Best was a pink Longlure Frogfish sitting on a pink sponge. less

Bridge on River Kwai

Bridge on River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai, (made famous by the omonymous film with Alec Guin…moreThe Bridge on the River Kwai, (made famous by the omonymous film with Alec Guinness and William Holden and which won 7 Academy Awards in 1957) was a key strategic element for the Japanese war effort during WWII. The Japanese needed to build a railroad in record time between Thailand and India a and they used their war prisoners to do it. Construction of the Thailand-Burma Railway began on September 16, 1942. The Railway, was to transport 3,000 tons of supplies per day to the frontline troops in Burma. Much of it required high bridges cut through mountains and jungle. The human cost was incredibly high. The railway operated for just 21 months before it was crippled by Allied weapons, The train runs daily between Kanchanaburi and the current terminus at Nam Tok going over the bridge and passing over the equally impressive Wampo Viaduct, also built by prisoners of war. 61,000 Allied prisoners of war are believed to have labored on the railway under impossible conditions, including 30,000 British, 18,000 Dutch, 13,000 Australian, and 700 American soldiers. 16,000 of those troops died, many of them from diseases like cholera, beri beri, malaria, and typhoid, Another 200,000 Asian laborers, mostly Thai, were forced to work on the railway. More than 80,000 lost their lives. less

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CNN VOTE(in ENGLISH)

CNN VOTE(in ENGLISH)

This video is part of our push to gain votes in the CNN heroes competition. Th…moreThis video is part of our push to gain votes in the CNN heroes competition. The voice over is by Philip Montalban a Nicaraguan celebrity and reggae pioneer who is originally from the very communities we are working to serve. Voting ends 12pm EST Monday November 26; Go to www.CNN.com/Heroes to vote! less

blueEnergy in Monkey Point

blueEnergy in Monkey Point

This video is a taste of the work we are doing in small communities on Nicaragu…moreThis video is a taste of the work we are doing in small communities on Nicaragua's Atlantic coast. This installation was in Monkey Point, a community of 300 inhabitants. The people there live off the land and until now they had no source of electricity. This project was a succesful collaboration of international volunteers and local community activists. Pleas vote for us at www.CNN.com/Heroes to help us continue with this much needed work. less

Miss Pearl calls for the vote

Miss Pearl calls for the vote

Miss Pearl is a community leader and activist from Monkey Point. In this video…moreMiss Pearl is a community leader and activist from Monkey Point. In this video she explains the benfit of the blueEnergy project to her community and makes a call for people to vote and support the cause. Voting ends 12pm EST Monday November 26; Go to www.CNN.com/Heroes to vote! less