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 the Indian Sundarbans, climate change threatens to destroy an important ecosystem, and a region populated by tens of millions.
A Canadian lab that conducts research on microplastics interrogates the scientific method.
How one formerly incarcerated woman built a bridge from prison to society
She was raised as a boy. After a doctor discovered a half-formed ovary, Tatenda decided to live as a young woman.
In one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women, three courageous Pakistanis put their lives on the line in the fight for equality.
In the Victorian era, the audacious Nellie Bly went undercover in a mental asylum.
Some of the last surviving soldiers exposed to nuclear-bomb tests share their unfathomable experiences.
A grandson discovers a treasure trove of memories buried in an unusual sketchbook.
A portrait of the disparate but connected worlds of workers and revelers at the fastest two minutes in sports
Rather than create Victorian dollhouses like her contemporaries, a miniatures artist keeps her work rooted in the real world.
New mothers reveal how unprepared they felt for the severity of postpartum physical changes.
A new short documentary seeks to understand the viewpoints of those who support and oppose more restrictive abortion legislation.
After a Vietnam veteran encountered a grizzly bear in Yellowstone, he pledged to dedicate his life to protecting the animals.
There’s no new generation to inherit George’s Creek Baptist Church.
Two nonagenarians celebrate the redemptive quality of music through their klezmer band.
An estranged mother and son reconnect over an apparent haunting.
In an emergency-dispatch center in San Francisco, operators navigate the daily stresses of the profession.
What’s the difference between Buddhist detachment and demotivation?
The government of New Zealand worked with the indigenous Maori people to legally confer the rights of an individual on a river.
After a Hawaiian park ranger discovers his family ties to an ancient deity, he begins a process of self-discovery.