Tuesday, November 4 2014
This is an outstanding work of journalism, full of riveting stories about the real lives of girls and women in Afghanistan today.
Monday, July 8 2013
Dirty Wars feels like a revelation -- never before has America's recent dirty laundry been collected and put on display so comprehensively. It may be the most damning indictment of the "war on terror" yet published.
Monday, September 5 2011
Inside the making of Jonah Raskin’s journey through California’s Emerald Triangle -- one of the main fronts of the global drug war. Raskin not only describes himself as a chronicler of marijuana, but also a smoker who has a medical marijuana card.
Wednesday, February 2 2011
The Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo airs on National Geographic Channel at 8pm ET, 2 February.
Sunday, November 7 2010
Here is a folk-pop duet. Here is a rock song. Here is a man on a rubab. Here is a singer performing in a traditional style.
Tuesday, October 26 2010
With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".
Monday, July 26 2010
A surgeon doing charity work to make up for the sins of his violent past changes his priorities after learning that his new wife married him for an unfathomable reason.
Thursday, April 22 2010
This simply told story gives voice to thousands of women who have none. It is a story that has beauty and grace, but more importantly, it has power.
Thursday, December 3 2009
If you’ve ever wondered how you might experience Afghanistan, then this is the book for you.
Monday, October 26 2009
The album sweeps along on extravagant rowls of fuzz and trippy, slurring string arrangements.