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In a world of green on black, they dared to dream in color. 1985: An upstart team of Silicon Valley mavericks created a miracle: the Amiga computer. A machine made for creativity. For games, for art, for expression. Breaking from the mold set by IBM and Apple, this was something new. Something to change what people believed computers could do. 2016: The future they saw isn't the one we live in now. Or is it? From the creation of the world's first multimedia digital art powerhouse, to a bankrupt shell sold and resold into obscurity, to a post-punk spark revitalized by determined fans. Viva Amiga is a look at a digital dream and the freaks, geeks and geniuses who brought it to life. And the Amiga is still alive. Written by Watch_Movies

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Dynamic and very interesting tribute to the Amiga - the BEST computer!
16 January 2017 | by (Glasgow) – See all my reviews

First off, this is a great documentary. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

My generation lived through the "computer boom" of the 80's. We experienced first hand the frustrations of making them work; the joy and adulation when we did make them work and we bore witness to the giant leaps in technology that were being made. The Commodore Amiga was one such leap and this documentary charts its success and ultimate demise of the machine extremely well indeed.

The passion and enthusiasm on display from the people directly involved in its creation (RJ Mical, Dave Haynie, Dave Needle and so on) still clearly exists today and is almost palpable.

This documentary draws you into that enthusiasm and nostalgia and packs a lot into just over an hour. I was left wanting more but still very satisfied with what I got. Great Stuff!

I would highly recommend this documentary.


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