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Twitter Snapshot: Reconnect brings powerful images to TED2009

Posted by: Tedstaff

First, film producer Jake Ebert and director Jacques Perrin wowed attendees with footage from their new documentary “Oceans.” On the heels of that experience came Yann-Arthus Bertrand a photographer who has embarked on a project to connect us all.

Here’s the reactions from TED2009 via Twitter:

Saw audience members brought to tears by footage of Oceans. Simply incredible – #TED amazing film — austinhill

ted – French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, ecological photography, stunning views of a ravaged earth. — jasonsack

TED Footage from “Oceans” gave me chills. Inspiring. Moving. This movie has just staggered me. — SdGeek

As he exposes us to beautiful art and visual images he says “We don’t to believe what we know” Yann A. Bertrand #TED — Padmasree

“Oceans” gets a standing ovation at TED. — pjk

Amazing,Yann Arthus-Bertrand is giving away his movie to TV, Film, & online for free, use it, share it, help educate the world, Jun 5th #TED — austinhill

TED just been shown Oceans, a wonderful movie about our waterworld. I love the positive approach; Show the beauty, show what will be missed — eternia

It seems that the TEDsters had no problem finding their connection to these images.