SITARA premieres on Netflix for International Women’s Day.
On Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s animated film SITARA: Let Girls Dream. Set in Lahore in the 1970s we follow a fourteen-year-old girl who dreams of becoming a pilot. The story is told as seen through her younger sisters eyes
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On Agnes Varda and La Pointe-Courte.
Agnès Varda was 25 when she sat down in her court yard and wrote her first film. "I wrote it like a poem.." she says "..that you then hide in a drawer: a reverie of a film."
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On A visit by Steven Millhauser
In A visit the narrator receives a letter from an old friend, Albert, informing him that he has “taken a wife”. The two men used to be best friends. Nine years have passed
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Did you ever see the way the clouds love a mountain?
Did you ever see the way the clouds love a mountain? Today is the 88th birthday of Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni...
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Sebastião Salgados love letter to the planet.
Sebastião Salgados love letter to the planet. "It was a language that didn't need any translation because photography can be read in many languages. I can write...
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On author and journalist Mariane Pearl
On author and journalist Mariane Pearl. "I decided that if those who killed my husband were determined to show the gruesome side of humanity,...
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Bearing witness to the unfathomable
Bearing witness to the unfathomable. "And we know a little about the cost of being traumatized that drove some to suicide, that, yes, these people...
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Snapshots of a disappearing world.
Snapshots of a disappearing world. On Albert Kahns archives of the world and his quest to unite people with empathy and understanding through color photography in in the …
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