Tag: poverty

The knot in the heart

For almost 50 years, the photographer Eugene Richards has documented a variety of destinies, from crack addicts to people in emergency rooms and psychiatric hospitals. What has driven him?

How the toleration of crime can change everything

A film revealing the many faces of decades of organised crime in Southern Italy.

Zero conference and Nobel prices

If you are prone to dismiss warnings about environmental destruction as exaggerations, you might as well stop reading right away.

The energy revolution
(Power to Change)

TRUE DEFINITION OF A REVOLUTION: It is imperative to rouse people to take control of the issue themselves – if we want Earth to survive, says Carl-A. Fechner.

Devoted depiction of impoverished salt workers
(My Name Is Salt)

The Indian salt production is one of the worlds largest. Farida Pacha introduces us to a family who live and work with honour – but also poverty – extant.

What happens in Argentina?
(A Social Genocide)

The political documentary film is back. Some will say that it never went away, and they may be right. Nevertheless, I will argue that it is more visible now than it has been since the 1970s.