Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Full-length open source movie ‘Boy Who Never Slept’ is released online

Filed under
Movies
OSS

Amateur filmmaker Solomon Rothman has released a full-length open source movie called 'Boy Who Never Slept.'

The movie is offered under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 license; this allows people to use, edit, or share the movie in any way (except commercially) as long as they credit the creators.

The film centers on the life of an insomniac writer who meets a teenage girl online, and a friendship that grows into an unlikely love story wrapped in harsh reality. The movie deals with various issues, including the romanticization of love, age-related issues in relationships, like statutory rape (he's 23, and she's 16), and the idea of love in the online realm.

Full Story.

Home Page for more info or Download.

I believe in the talent of

I believe in the talent of amateurs. I think they project the most artistry in their creations.This is because their skills and idease have not yet been torn tainted by the filthy claws of commercialism. Not to say that the pros are sell-outs. Just stressing out a point: Raw Talent is Real Talent.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

Of course USA loses in cyber war - NSA and friends made sure it would happen

There is a reason why China and others are trying to move away from Windows to Linux and other alternatives, and it is not to avoid sending its hard earned dollars to Cayman Islands (or whatever tax haven Microsoft is using these days to collect the majority of its income. :) Read more

ASF publishes long-overdue Code Of Conduct

We pride ourselves at The Apache Software Foundation on our principles of "community over code" and "don't be a jerk". But, alas, we've been slow to codify some of these things in public. Part of this, I'm sure, is that it’s easy to think we all just know how we're supposed to treat people, and so you shouldn't have to say, right? Read more

Building a Healthy Web to Hand to Future Generations

The Mozilla project is dedicated to tackling these challenges. Our community makes Firefox products that are loved and used the world over, all in service of our mission to protect the Web. We are also hard at work teaching thousands more people how to help build the Web, developing innovative open source technologies for others to leverage, protecting individual privacy and establishing technical standards. Read more

Linus Torvalds Launches Linux Kernel 3.19 RC1, One of the Biggest So Far

The first Linux kernel Release Candidate has been made available in the 3.19 branch and it looks like it's one of the biggest ones so far. Linux Torvalds surprised everyone with an early launch, but it's easy to understand why. Read more