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Up Down and Sideways

Close to the India - Myanmar border is
 the village of Phek in Nagaland. A land that has been in a conflict with India over its independence for roughly 80 years. Around 5000 people live here, almost all of whom cultivate rice for their own consumption. 
As they work in cooperative groups —preparing the terraced fields, planting
 saplings, or harvesting the grain and carrying it up impossibly steep slopes —
the rice cultivators of Phek sing.

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The Faces We Lost

2019 marks 25 years since the Rwandan genocide. Though images of death have dominated the news media, many Rwandans remember their loved ones through images of life: a passport or I.D. card, an unguarded snap taken in the garden or at wedding or baptism or other family gatherings.

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A Stranger Came to Town

Through the eyes and ears of  Nahel, Ferhad, Ahmed and Issa the war in Aleppo and its complexities unfold.

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Song of Exile

Nasim Khaksar was a celebrated writer when, in 1983, he was forced to flee Iran. Today, for his new book, he decides to retrace the arduous route he took when he escaped.

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50 Feet from Syria

With a suitcase full of donated stainless-steel bone implants, Syrian-American surgeon Hisham Bismar arrives at a Turkish hospital on the Syrian border, ready for anything.

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Heroines of the Pipes

Heroines of the Pipes take us into the little known world of the tobacco pipe, those who make them and those who collect them. Seen as a gentleman’s hobby, the world’s leading pipe makers are two Danish women.

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Little Black Dress

The ubiquitous Little Black Dress; its story is also a story of the evolution of the modern woman. From clothing the femme fatale of the 40s to the soft vulnerable coquette of Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly this dress has morphed in step with the times.

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The Forgotten Army

When the Berlin Wall crumbled down in 1989 and six months later East and West Germany united, more than 250.000 highly skilled East German soldiers lost their jobs, their homeland and everything they believed in.

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The Man Who Wanted to Change the World

Should we stop waiting for government and science to solve our problems and take action ourselves? Artist and visionary Peter Westerveld thinks so.

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Drokpa, Nomands of Tibet

Set high on the plateau of eastern Tibet, Drokpa portrays the lives and struggles of one tribe of Tibetan nomads whose life is on the cusp of irreversible change.

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