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: 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)

Documentary: The Romantics (2006)

Peter Ackroyd, writer, historian and presenter of The Romantics, explains how Romantic poetry brought about a revolution in ideas in the early 19th century that changed the face of the world today https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpL77C2RNVk This documentary looks at a group of visionary writers who changed the way we see the world - the Romantics - and… Continue lendo Documentary: The Romantics (2006)

The rise and fall of Pope Benedict XVI | DW Documentary

As Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger was head of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. Using archival footage and conversations with contemporary witnesses, this film provides insight into the rise and fall of the German pope. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPaMPPIB9NU Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church into the greatest crisis it has faced since the Reformation. Namely,… Continue lendo The rise and fall of Pope Benedict XVI | DW Documentary