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Oldest Known Cave Paintings in Werner Herzog's 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams'

Directed by Werner Herzog in 2010, Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a unique documentary about the Chauvet Cave in southern France, which has the oldest known cave paintings (with some being about 32,000 years old).   128 more words

WHEN WE MET TODAY (A hypnagogic image)

We were lions together

Once standing erect

Dredlockian manes of singed gold

Mingled in the sooty sunlight

Front paws entwined

Walking upright as one

Never to be separated… 37 more words


Friday Reads

Good Morning!

I usually enjoy this time of year. I also usually enjoy the political season even though there are candidates here and there that make me very mad. 1,758 more words

Morning Reads

Ancient caves, a whiff of lavender

In the valleys and hills of Ardèche, about an hours drive from Avignon, lies a cave. The entrance to the cave has been blocked by many years of erosion and rockslides, and the road roped off, but once it was full of life. 830 more words


"Cave of Forgotten Dreams" (2010, dir. Werner Herzog)

The documentary form is very powerful because of its ability to impart ideas and facts to an audience, and because documentaries are sometimes presented with non-staged scenes they give the impression that everything in them is absolutely real. 698 more words


The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in the Ardèche department of southern France is a cave that contains the earliest known and best preserved figurative cave paintings in the world

From the Aurignacian period (30,000 to 32,000 BP). The Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave, was discovered in the Ardèche valley (in southern France) in December 1994 by three cave explorers, after removing the rumble of stones that blocked a passage. 159 more words

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