Inside Incel: Alek Minassian and online misoginy | The Fifth State documentary

It was characterized as the actions of a lone wolf — the van attack in Toronto last spring. But was it really? Alek Minassian is accused of committing one of the largest mass killings in Canadian history. Before the attack, a post appeared on Minassian's Facebook account that said "the Incel Rebellion has already begun."… Continue lendo Inside Incel: Alek Minassian and online misoginy | The Fifth State documentary

Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

Evangelical Christians often have a huge impact on American politics. Many of these people are socially conservative, consider themselves patriots, and believe that Americans have a constitutional right to own guns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S33bTCrv-vE This documentary explores the core beliefs of America's fundamentalist Christians -- including the concept of creation, as opposed to evolution. Our report features… Continue lendo Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

“4 Months 3 Weeks And 2 Days”, dir. by Cristian Mungiu (2007)

4 luni, 3 săptămâni și 2 zile is a 2007 Romanian art film with drama and thriller elements, written and directed by Cristian Mungiu and starring Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, and Vlad Ivanov. The film is set in Communist Romania in the final years of the Nicolae Ceaușescu era. It tells the story of two… Continue lendo “4 Months 3 Weeks And 2 Days”, dir. by Cristian Mungiu (2007)

“The Horrifying True Story of ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’, and the Cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” – Laura MARTIN

ESQUIRE, 8 June 2022 A four-part documentary directed by Rachel Dretzin, Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey tells the story of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), and its disgraced leader, Warren Jeffs. But what’s the true story behind the religion and how did it end up in the unholy place it is now?… Continue lendo “The Horrifying True Story of ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’, and the Cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” – Laura MARTIN

Manoel de Barros: Paixão pela palavra (2008)

Lançada em 2008 pelo Canal Futura no formato de série, Paixão pela Palavra - Manoel de Barros, a videobiografia de um dos maiores nomes da literatura brasileira, é agora apresentada como documentário pelos jornalistas Claudio Savaget e Enilton Rodrigues. No filme, o poeta conta, em dois tempos – 1992 e 2007 – histórias saborosas e… Continue lendo Manoel de Barros: Paixão pela palavra (2008)

“La crisis del hombre de hoy” – Ernesto SÁBATO

Ernesto Sabato, magistral disertación sobre la crisis del hombre en el Siglo XX y XXI. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMGuyqAG0pA RELACIONADO:

Fashion in Congo: What is a Sapeur? | The Congolese Dandies of Brazzaville | La Sape

Welcome to Brazzaville in The Republic of Congo, where expensive high fashion is King. These Congolese men are known as 'La Sape' or 'Sapeurs', and sometimes by 'The Congo Dandies': this documentary explores their way of life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bqOnte897A Discover a different side of Congo, other than the war and suffering. The sapeurs adhere to a… Continue lendo Fashion in Congo: What is a Sapeur? | The Congolese Dandies of Brazzaville | La Sape

“John Keats and ‘negative capability’” – Stephen HEBRON

BRITISH LIBRARY > Discovering Literature > Romantics and Victorians Stephen Hebron explores Keats’s understanding of negative capability, a concept which prizes intuition and uncertainty above reason and knowledge. In December 1817 John Keats was returning from the Christmas pantomime with his friends Charles Wentworth Dilke and Charles Brown. On the walk home, he later told his brothers… Continue lendo “John Keats and ‘negative capability’” – Stephen HEBRON

John Keats: documentary (2014)

John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English poet of the second generation of Romantic poets, with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, although his poems had been in publication for less than four years when he died of tuberculosis at the age of 25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtsZ79kt4Iw They were indifferently received in… Continue lendo John Keats: documentary (2014)

“Y, a pesar de todo, ¿por qué no se suicidó Cioran?” – Ion VARTIC

A esta pregunta que, de un modo más o menos directo, se le formuló a Cioran en repetidas ocasiones, muchas de ellas no exentas de malicia, él respondió siempre que no se le había entendido bien. Nunca exhortó al suicidio ni hizo apología de este; de hecho, dijo todo lo contrario: que el pensamiento de… Continue lendo “Y, a pesar de todo, ¿por qué no se suicidó Cioran?” – Ion VARTIC