October 24, 2009 Jill

The container is not.  The more the content flows freely, the more there is demand for the containers.

Meet Nina Paley.  She wrote, directed and produced a film called Sita Sings the Blues.  Watch for free online.  Buy the DVD and the merch.  And listen to Nina talk about her business model and thoughts on copyright.

Power to the Pixel 2009: Nina Paley

Here’s a tasty taste of Sita Sings the Blues:

Comments (2)

  1. Bring Sita home this Diwali with a DVD of

    Buy on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002G50002/ref=cm_sw_su_dp
    Rent on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/

    Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama. Nina is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern comedy in this beautifully animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana. Set to the 1920’s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues earns its tagline as “the Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told.”

    Need another reason why? Check out Roger Eberts Review! https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/sita-sings-the-blues-2009

  2. admin

    Nina says in her video that her distributor is great and look at this; they’ve left a comment on the post along with a link to buy the dvd on Amazon or rent it through Netflix!

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