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 (...) +
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 (...) +
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 (...) +
Polio has almost been eradicated in most parts of the world but this incredibly contagious and debilitating disease is making a comeback in parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The untreatable illness which can lead (...) +
The power struggle in the Central African Republic is becoming increasingly violent. Not long ago the rival Muslim and Christian groups were able to live in peace but now the cycle of attacks and revenge attacks are (...) +
More and more children today are being raised by single mothers. In the event of divorce or separation it is the mother that will keep the children in 86% of cases. We meet three women who are raising their (...) +
In Palestine groups of children, some as young as 10, regularly attack the Israeli military by throwing stones at them and shouting ‘Free Palestine’. It may not sound like much but soldiers are often injured and one (...) +
Dheisheh refugee camp, West Bank. Over 13,000 people live in 1.5 square km. One of them is eleven year old Tamer.
Like all the children from this camp, Tamer dreams of liberating his country and plays at being a (...) +