Category: Film

Light on the Sea, a short documentary about the refugee crisis, launches on Vanity Fair

Light on the Sea, a short documentary about the refugee crisis, launches on Vanity Fair

Light on the Sea is the dramatic story of the refugee crisis told through the perspective of volunteers on the front lines helping them find safety, and the refugees they encounter who have risked their lives crossing the Aegean to …

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Off the Rails: A Journey Through Japan

Off the Rails: A Journey Through Japan

Our film for Al Jazeera English’s Correspondent series is a personal look at how the country’s railways reveal so much about Japanese culture and the changes in society.

Al Jazeera’s Ramsey Zarifeh first travelled to Japan soon after graduation to …

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The Road to Nasiriyah, a Feature Film about Iraq

The Road to Nasiriyah, a Feature Film about Iraq

The Road to Nasiriyah is the untold story of the tragic looting and destruction of Iraq’s cultural history following the 2003 Iraq War. The film is both a poetic mediation on post-war Iraq, and an intellectual thriller following a trail …

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Once Upon a Time in Sarajevo

Once Upon a Time in Sarajevo

Premiering December 11th as a part of Al Jazeera English’s Correspondent series, this film looks back on a surrealist comedy group that formed in 1980’s Sarajevo and split up during the Bosnian War. Jacky Rowland sets out to find the …

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Who Owns Yoga?

Who Owns Yoga?

Watch the film here (non-US residents only).

The ancient practice of yoga has been packaged and commercialised in a myriad of different ways over recent decades.

But while this has enabled it to reach millions of people, it has also …

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Call Me Ehsaan, A NYTimes OpDoc

Call Me Ehsaan, A NYTimes OpDoc

Documentary / Afghanistan / 9 min.

Call Me Ehsaan is a haunting look at the US war in Afghanistan through the eyes of Lt. Col. JD Loftis, one of only three US Airforce officers who spoke Pashto. He was killed …

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HDNet World Report: Digging Out – Archaeology Makes A Comeback in Iraq

A look at the first team of archaeologists to return to work in Southern Iraq in 2 decades. Could a shared archaeological past bring a divided nation together? Aired on HDNet World Report on March

Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton …

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HDNet World Report: Made in the USA – Tear Gas on the Streets of Cairo

Tear gas is the weapon of choice for authoritarian security forces fighting pro-democracy demonstrators in places like Egypt and Syria. Much of it coming from American manufacturers. World Report investigates.

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Micah Garen | Four …

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HDNet World Report: The Tree Has a Secret

HDNet World Report: The Tree Has a Secret

They are typical New Yorkers: they live in close quarters, create a big buzz, and can sting. They also require special handling, which can be challenging during a hurricane!

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Marie-Helene Carleton | Four Corners …

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