Camperforce

For nearly a decade, Amazon has recruited thousands of RVers for a seasonal labor unit called CamperForce. This short doc looks at the near Depression that hit in 2008. (Source: Field of Vision) Adapted from the book Nomadland: Surviving America…

9/11 Widow Recalls Her Husband’s Last Call

Beverly Eckert remembers the last conversation she had her with her husband, Sean, who died in the 9/11 attacks. Sean Rooney worked in the south tower of the World Trade Center. He was killed in the attacks on Sept. 11,…

Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now

Maisie Crow’s original short film introduces us to the city of Slavutych and its residents—survivors of the Chernobyl disaster and the workers still dismantling the plant.

The Wolf’s Mouth: Reporting is His Superpower

By Jesse Moss Beyond the scenes of handcuffed people and crying children that Mario Guevara has documented in covering the increase in immigration-related arrests around Atlanta, one series of images haunts me. These are the vans used by day laborers that…

Folk Painter Maude Lewis

CBC Telescope looks in on folk artist Maud Lewis and her husband Everett in 1965. A feature film about “Maudie” Lewis that starred Ethan Hawke and Sally Hawkins was released in 2016.

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