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Shark Survivor

Shark Survivor

2005, Society

Shark Survivor is a harrowing true-life tale of peril at sea. The film recounts the minute-by-minute traumas suffered by the five-person crew of the Trashman, a yacht they were tasked with delivering from Maine to Florida in October of 1982....

7.41
Have Fun in Pyongyang

Have Fun in Pyongyang

2019, Society

North Korea has long been painted as one of the globe's most sinister regions. Much of our understanding derives from the images we receive from mainstream media and the country's own self-produced propaganda, including lavish parades of nuclear...

6.57
Evaporated People

Evaporated People

2019, Society

One morning in 2002, a 24-year old Japanese man named Naoki went to work just like any other day. That evening, he hopped on a ferry and hasn't been seen or heard from by his loved ones to this day. Shockingly, Naoki's story is not unusual. Almost...

6.85
The World's Most Useful Airport

The World's Most Useful Airport

2019, Society

Before October 14, 2017, Saint Helena was largely isolated from the outside world. Famed as the site of Napolean's banishment in the final six years of his life, St. Helena is a beautiful tropical island in the midst of the South Atlantic Ocean. It is...

6.63
Poverty in the USA

Poverty in the USA

2019, Society

For far too many, the American Dream will forever remain unattainable and unfulfilled. Plagued by skyrocketing costs and stagnant wages, it's more common than ever for average middle-income Americans to tumble into a life of poverty and despair. The...

7.63
White Right: Meeting the Enemy

White Right: Meeting the Enemy

2017, Society

Activist and filmmaker Deeyah Khan attempts to extract a sense of humanity from the dark heart of racism in White Right: Meeting the Enemy, a documentary that places her in the center of the violent extremist movement in America. Following a similar...

6.23
Mystery Mind Maps

Mystery Mind Maps

2019, Society

Street art is a vibrant form of expression all across the Asian cityscapes. But in Bangkok, one artist has taken the form to an intriguing extreme. Distinguished by a series of equations, slanted lines, circled objects and cryptic phrases written in...

8.59
Luxury: Behind the Mirror

Luxury: Behind the Mirror

2019, Society

From coats to handbags, the demand for brand name fashion accessories is at an all-time high. Beyond the glamorous fa├žade lies a culture that thrives on the exploitation and abuse of its migrant workers. The DW Documentary Luxury: Behind the Mirror...

8.28
Red Flags

Red Flags

2019, Society

For several years, Australia's security agencies have warned the country's universities about the potential for foreign interference. Behind closed doors, they even name their chief culprit: Beijing. Why would the Chinese have an interest in...

6.97
Cracking Up

Cracking Up

2019, Society

Australia is undergoing an apartment construction crisis. Walls are cracking, facades are crumbling, and consumer confidence is even shakier. These structural deficiencies are the result of poor workmanship and a government that has been far too slow...

8.23