At this year’s Sundance, Jennifer Fox’s film stood out for its harrowing exploration of the director’s own experience as a teenage girl.
In a new short documentary, Leon Ford reflects on the trauma he experienced.
In a new documentary from The Atlantic, coronavirus survivors describe frightening experiences in the intensive-care unit.
It’s okay to grieve the loss of a big opportunity, even during a pandemic.
For nearly three decades, Christopher Knight lived undetected in the dense woods of Maine.
In Wuhan, a young woman and her fiancé’s dreams are shattered.
People from more than 30 countries share joyous moments from their lives in quarantine.
At the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, health-care workers describe a new world of chaos, fear, and suffering.
“Seeing people one step away from dying kills a little part of you.”
In 1973, Johnny Carson spread an unsubstantiated rumor that sent America into a panic-buying frenzy.
Quarantined Italians record messages to themselves 10 days ago, when the pandemic hadn’t yet killed 1,809 people and infected more than 24,000 across the country.
Young people from across the U.K. leave anonymous voicemails for the minister for loneliness.
A harrowing account of one woman’s experience in the gulags illuminates a dark period of Russian history.
Bessie Coleman, the first female African American pilot, is remembered in a thrilling new documentary.
In the aftermath of a devastating California wildfire, children sift through the ashes of their home—and memories.
In the lush forests of Latvia, Roma families reflect on their identity and traditions by sharing ghost stories.
In 1969, two “conventional” married couples conducted an unwieldy social experiment.
Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition to boycott Radiohead in Israel, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt.
When Mike Nayna uploaded a viral video of a hate-speech tirade, he thought he was being a Good Samaritan. Then, the narrative got out of his hands.
After five years in an underground hospital, a Syrian doctor is haunted by what she saw.
At the U.S.-Mexico border, eight winning prototypes of Donald Trump’s design contest must withstand a durability test.