Tag: society

A mesmerising portrayal of India’s extreme right

Covering more than a century of Indian history, Patwardhan weaves a story that exposes the roots of Hindu nationalism and the endless war against India’s «imaginary demons».

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.

A mourning sister speaks truth to power

Through reflections, prose-poems, and conversations with living and dead revolutionaries, Jackie Wang dissects the American prison system.

Evil: The powerlessness of the spirit

The French-Tunisian philosopher Mehdi Belhaj Kacem wants to show us the path towards good by sharpening our insight into evil.

The Ideal Society Cannot Be Staged

A reality TV show aims to create an utopian society, but instead becomes a dystopian experience for its participants

Voices from the dungeon

The web has had roughly a couple of decades to realize its potential as the channel for radical, subversive thinking or action. This film illustrates the web’s potential as a forum for the much bemoaned voices that seldom gain admittance to the public domain. But the prime feat of RIP in Pieces is the compilation skills of the sampling director-artist.

The gleaners and the female gleaner

An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director, Agnes Varda.
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