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Music Vs. Gun Violence

Chicago Ideas debuted “Music Vs Gun Violence” at It’s a social movement that aims to prevent gun violence through music.

Music can often be blamed for glorifying or inciting gun violence, but can it inspire people to put the guns down?

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"Artic Home" - 'Brothers

For the first time ever, Coca-Cola changed the colors of its iconic red can to white in support of the company’s initiative to create an Arctic refuge for the polar bear. The new can made national headlines and served as a beautiful tangible symbol of Coke’s commitment to protect the natural habitat of the polar bear.

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Jello - "Faces"

New work has JELL-O shining in 101 new ways. We guarantee it’ll give you a reason to smile.

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Multivitamin brand Centrum takes stereotypes about aging to the court for a little one-on-one. In this short film by Leo Burnett Chicago, eight athletic men, ages 46-63, take on a group half their age in a round of streetball in Harlem’s Goat Park. The games and the players are real, and Centrum took a chance on the outcome only to see that the “old men” won four out of four games. With Centrum, it’s still possible to shoot threes at 53.

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"Hi Hey Hello"

A musical short film, created to tell the modern version of one of the most charming and universal stories known to man, boy meets girl with the help of Samsung's GALAXY S4 technology. The video is set on UCLA's campus as our main character uses all the cool new features of the Samsung GALAXY S4 in his pursuit of the girl of his dreams.