Four people who have intellectual disabilities live in a commune next to a beautiful forest near Paris. They were labeled 'idiots,' locked away and forgotten in violent asylums until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier secured their release.
Filmed in a Palestinian refugee camp south of Beirut, where Mariam has lived her whole life, the film follows her struggle in uniting the female community with a business venture — a food truck and catering service.
"The New West and the Politics of the Environment," a feature-length documentary for the public television environmental news magazine “Earth Focus,” makes the case for placing former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and Nevada at the center of a green new deal.
With the world pinning its hopes on a successful coronavirus vaccine to curb the pandemic, corporate watchdogs say much of the research and development of the medicines rely on publicly funded research.
In this six-part series, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen explores the anatomy and vibrancy of the modern metropolis, highlighting pockets of life-sized goodness in cities around the world.
In the 4,000 person village of Reivilo in South Africa's North West province, a small team of nurses with scant personal protective equipment fights the spread of coronavirus in a country with the highest numbers of positive cases on the continent.