Thursday, August 23, 2012

Faustino Barrientos 40 Years of Complete Isolation Documentary stream

Faustino Barrientos has lived alone on the shores lake O’Higgins’ in a house built from the remains of a shipwrecked fishing vessel, since 1965.
He’s a pastoralist, living mostly off the land and his livestock, with few modern amenities.

His nearest neighbors are in Villa O’Higgins, a small community of several hundred people, 25 miles away, accessible only by a two-day horseback ride through rugged mountain animal paths. Every few years, Faustino makes this ride to sell his cattle in town.

Currently 81 years old, Faustino is reaching the end of his life, and his self-imposed isolation is being encroached upon by the forces of government, economy, and tourism.

VICE went to document his lifestyle and speak with him about the changing face of Patagonia and the gaucho lifestyle.

Apocalypse The World War 2 - Crushing Defeat (1939 --1940) Episode 2 - National Geographic

Apocalypse The  World War 2 - Crushing Defeat is The second episode of this documentary shown in many tv channel, It was first aired from August 20 and 27 and September 3 on the French-speaking Belgian RTBF then on August 23 and 30 and September 6 on the French-speaking Swiss TSR and finally on September 8, 2009 to September 22, 2009 on France 2 channel. The documentary was shown on the Smithsonian Channel in the United States, where it was narrated by actor Martin Sheen,[1] on the National Geographic Channel and Channel 4 in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia[2] and Asia,[3] on YLE Teema in Finland, on Rete 4 in Italy, and on IBA, the national public channel in Israel.



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