7.7 / 10 ( 3 votes ) Offering a rare glimpse inside the Hermit Kingdom, Guardian journalist and photographer Oliver Wainwright takes us on an architectural journey behind closed doors in the world’s most secretive country. From the mosaic-lined lobbies of Soviet-era health centers to the candy-colored interiors of brand new theaters, his photographs shine […]
8.8 / 10 ( 6 votes ) Citizenfour uncovers the secret and illegal practices of the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programme using classified documents revealed by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. It aims to shed light on the indiscriminate invasion of the privacy of American citizens as well as those of other countries carried […]
7 / 10 ( 1 vote ) Billy, Rene and Walt were born male, but they all felt uncomfortable with their sex. So they underwent sex reassignment surgery, believing it would end their distressing condition, which is known as gender dysphoria – feeling uncomfortable with your birth sex. However, becoming female only brought problems, disappointment […]
For the first time, a French director-journalist will join an official trip to the heart of one of the most secret regions in China: Xinjiang. Unstable and by far the most volatile province in the country, it’s a unique opportunity to visit an area that’s normally out of bounds to tourists. Located in the far […]
When billions of dollars are at stake, just how far are corporations willing to go to protect their bottom line? The charismatic Father Marco Arana, named a Hero of the Environment in 2009 by TIME Magazine, has been so effective in advocating against the US-owned Yanacocha mine that he’s code-named “the Devil” and targeted in […]
9.7 / 10 ( 3 votes ) “The day after Trump was elected I couldn’t look people in the eyes. It was like waking up after fucking your best friend. It wasn’t supposed to happen.” We met Nadya Tolokonnikova from Russian punk band Pussy Riot to chat Putin, prisons and sexual preferences.
In the early 2000s, India started a push towards gender equality with new laws aimed at protecting women from assault and marital disputes. But as protections for women grow stronger, some men in the country have started to mobilize, convinced women make false accusations and use the laws against their husbands as retribution. Now India […]