From the editor

Reviews

A nuanced take on Boko Haram
[Women and the War on Boko Haram]

During the past three years, Hilary Matfess has interviewed a number of women who have been freed from Boko Haram captivity in northern Nigeria. She challenges the reader to take a more nuanced view of the group.

Raising women’s voices

Turkey's women's festival may be a drop in the ocean of the poisoned patriarchy that pollutes the world, but its part of a current that is growing in power, pace and spread.

America’s racism
[From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation]

In Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s insightful book, historical and contemporary consequences of racism are explored along with the promise of a new potential for Black liberation.

Aleppo’s fall from the inside
[Aleppo’s Fall]

Aleppo’s Fall documents the conflict in Syria from the ground, and gets dangerously close to the dramatic events as the country’s capitol is about to fall.

Nordic docs looking outside the region
[The Distant Barking of Dogs/The Deminer]

In quite different ways, two award-winning Nordic documentaries focus on war zones in other parts of the world outside of the Nordic region.

Surveilance/control

Ecology

A female role model

A new year, new opportunities. 17 years ago, Charlotte Horton left the UK for Italy, where she’s devoted her time to restoring Potentino castle. We meet to discuss the ecological attitude to life, local traditions, democracy and micro-politics.

Economy in a sound eco-system
[Transformative Ecological Economics]

ECOLOGY: An economy where production, consumption and recycling are linked in a balanced “food chain” is the solution to the ecological crisis, according to economist Ove Jakobsen.

The age of consequences

A new hard-hitting documentary draws parallels between the climate crisis and worldwide social unrest.

Greenhouse Humanity
[Apocalypse]

APOCALYPSE: A solitary greenhouse is the final outpost on Earth in Ben River’s prophetic science fiction-scenario, which stages the uncertain fate of the planet: deserted, with this greenhouse as its last remaining habitable place.

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.

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