Tag: climate change

Intelligent care for a world in disorder

The central argument in The Neganthropocene is that the world is at risk of lapsing into a nihilistic state, as our failure to care for it becomes ever more manifest. But the challenge Stiegler takes upon himself is to show the way to an alternative anthropology.

Far from the shallow now: two highlights from Underdox

Two newcomers stood out from the crowd at this year’s Underdox in Munich. Sec Rouge – one of 2018's most striking, accomplished and beautiful films of any length – and the seminal and glowingly delicate 48-minute film, Accession.

Opposite views of the resource crisis

The prophets say we have to turn back, the wizards conjure new paths. In an effective mix of polemics and cultural history, this book shows that the environment is a product of the ideas we have about it.

Visions du Reel: Dispossession and Anote’s Ark

Two films dissect the destructive forces wrought by capitalism on the world, and the commodification of all it has to offer. The land, livelihood and the history of humans and animals alike all serve as fodder for the grinding gears of the machine. Does this constitute an act of war?

Jill Stein – the best of the USA

Facebook not only censors iconic war photos – they also removed a TV critique USA’s third presidential candidate, Jill Stein, did of Hillary Clinton in late August. By the time it was removed, Stein’s critique had been read 100, 000 times and shared 5,000 times over a period of 24 hours.

Tip of the iceberg

Peak shows what climate change actually means to people. A majestic scope of images, but does the film’s slow attitude become an obstacle to its themes?