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 Manila, a group of young caretakers lives and works in a cemetery that's quickly being filled with victims of extrajudicial killings.
After nearly dying, Smart defied the odds and won a silver medal at the 2008 Olympics.
A rite of passage is complicated by the specter of climate change in coastal Colombia.
Herbert Fingarette once argued that there was no reason to fear death. At 97, his own mortality began to haunt him.
A London restaurant embodies the virtues of sustainability with a food system that generates zero waste.
A woman cares for terminally ill animals at her hospice in Scotland.
Increasing demand for baby eels has created a black market—and a tragedy of the commons.
An intimate glimpse into a diverse community of pagans
The true story of how an Israeli secret agent hunted down Adolf Eichmann, one of the highest-ranking Nazi war criminals on the run.
Every 12 years, 120 million people gather in India for Kumbh Mela, a religious Hindu festival.
Follow a goatherd’s four-day journey across the spectacular Accursed Mountains, a region that seems to exist out of time.
Most nonmetropolitan counties don’t have mental-health professionals, resulting in a “revolving door” to jail.
The now-defunct Calais Jungle was once home to hundreds of artists forced to flee their native countries.
Ilona and Erzsébet are quirky elderly bakers whose traditional pastries feed a village.
A deep dive into one man’s journey navigating his complicated mental health
A young woman describes the harrowing experience of being held in jail because she couldn’t afford bail.
In the Great Basin, a lone migrant worker tends to thousands of sheep across the vast landscape.
A jockey competes in Indian Relay, a dangerous and high-stakes horse-racing tradition.
Krzysztof and Wiola love to ski together—even though one of them is blind.
When Roman Baca returned from serving in the Iraq War, he started a dance company. Now he helps other veterans heal from trauma through ballet.