In order to survive, sometimes you need to remember what your ancestors taught you. This is especially true if you live in a place like Toksook Bay, Alaska where the total population is less than 1000.
Saving The Congo's 'Witch Kids'
According to United Nations data, in the Democratic Republic of The Congo, there are over 25,000 homeless children. Many of them are living in that condition because they have been accused of doing witchcraft.
How To Rejoin Society If You Are Outcast?
In India many women are married off at a very early age. There have been cases in which little girls that are still babies— only 5 or 6 years old— have been given to men that are much older than they are.
All The Knowledge That They Teach Us, We Cannot Eat It
It was American essayist, lecturer, and poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson who once stated that ‘The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.’ These words ring true today as a cacao farmer in Southern Belize struggles to work his plantation in the tradition of his Maya ancestors.
Perspectives on Mobile Living
In this day and age when the concept of privacy has been twisted and people feel the constant need to broadcast their business on social media, there’s a group of people who live fulfilling, sustainable lives off the grid.
This documentary by Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films exposes some of Walmart’s shady corporate practices. For instance, when a Walmart opens in a small town, it hurts all the ‘mom and pop’ stores that have been around for decades and sends them out of business.
Six Women. Two Continents. A Journey of Hope and Healing.
Nobody can understand what it’s like to lose a child unless they have experienced it in their own lives. The pain is unlike that of losing a spouse, your parents, or a friend.
Stories of maniac sailors, anarchist castaways, and the voyage of the S/V Pestilence
One winter, four friends decided to meet in South Florida, find a raggedy old fiberglass sailboat, fix it up, and sail off on a voyage to the Caribbean.
In the picture-postcard community of North Vancouver, filmmaker Murray Siple follows men who have turned bottle-picking, their primary source of income, into the extreme sport of shopping cart racing.