In 2008, Rodrigo Vazquez made ‘Child Miners’ profiling the lives of 10 year old Alex and his best friend, 13 year old Jorge. Over the past six years, Vazquez has returned regularly to film the boys as their lives have (...) +
The market for human research has not escaped the financial crisis: French companies testing new medicine have seen a 20% average fall in activity. As in many other affected industries around the world today, the (...) +
Over the last 50 years there have many strides forward in women’s rights around the world. Yet recently the trend seems to be reversing in some unlikely places, for instance abortion has been legal in the United (...) +
A global revolution is underway to obtain what UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Barack Obama call ‘the final frontier in human rights’: the universal decriminalization of homosexuality.
Homosexuality is forbidden (...) +
There is an invisible war going on in the West Bank. The Israeli settlers are waging a daily war on the Palestinians who remain; they harass their neighbours, attack their houses, move their livestock and generally (...) +
Why are children as young as five being arrested in schools across the USA?
In a misguided attempt to avoid another Columbine, in ‘zero tolerance’ states like Texas, Florida and California, police forces armed with (...) +
The Awá tribe of Brazil are facing slow and inevitable destruction as those who want their forest close in around them. The tribe who number around 350 and are among the last hunter-gatherers in the world, are up (...) +
Every year, the Nutcracker ballet is performed by hundreds of ballet companies in cities all over the world. This is a behind-the-scenes look at one production.
We follow students at the Los Angeles based Marat (...) +