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.
A reclusive man and a racehorse left for dead find salvation in a shared passion for art.
A Transformer among mortals.
In a series of emotionally charged group therapy sessions, convicted batterers reflect on the beliefs and attitudes that underlie their behavior.
In the halcyon days of internet romance, before there was Tinder, a young couple met and fell in love.
Venture to an island off the coast of Australia to meet the quokka, the world’s smiliest mammal.
In Finnish Lapland, the Sami practice an ancient tradition.
Some academics and mycologists offer an alternative Christmas origin story—one of a mushroom-toting healer from the Arctic.
An annual conflict between Christians and mischevious pagans in Sweden usually ends with arson.
On November 6, Malcolm Kenyatta became the first openly LGBT candidate of color elected to state office in Pennsylvania.
A horror filmmaker describes how his film was allegedly a blueprint for Scream.
For 40 years, Mike Davidson has been ferrying tourists across the Rio Grande in his rowboat.
It’s illegal to be buried in Longyearbyen, where a melting permafrost threatens to revive ancient diseases.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a social program hopes to redefine what it means to be a man.
A photographer confronts his mortality by bringing his fears to life.
In Japan, a company sells tear-inducing services to emotionally repressed patrons.
A man who was wrongfully imprisoned for 40 years shares how he maintained his identity.
The ancient Japanese art of Noh can be traced back to the 14th century.
The host of the only radio station in Willcox, Arizona, helps the town’s aging residents with their cowboy nostalgia.
The owner of the last remaining chess shop in New York gives refuge to the city’s so-called invisible people.
A neuroscientist explains how human perception is built of hallucinations.