‘4.1 Miles’: Oscar-Nominated Documentary Short about Refugees

By Daphne Matziaraki When I returned home to Greece last fall to make a film about the refugee crisis, I discovered a situation I had never imagined possible. The turquoise sea that surrounds the beautiful Greek island of Lesbos, just…

Surviving an ISIS Truck Bomb in Mosul

In a harrowing scene from “Battle for Iraq,” an ISIS truck bomb explodes just feet from where Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad is spending the night. (Source: Frontline)

How the Twin Towers Collapsed

Following the official report into the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers being published, One Year On revisits Ground Zero. It tells the definitive story of the disaster for the first time. Experts who appeared in the original programme…

The Secret Cyberwar is Here: Director Alex Gibney on ‘ZERO DAYS’ Documentary

“The potential for enormous destruction and loss of life is palpable when it comes to cyberweapons,” says Alex Gibney, director of the new film Zero Days, which delves into the creation, deployment, and implications of the Stuxnet virus. Stuxnet, a…

The Hunt for ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Guardian reporter Martin Chulov visits Sinjar province in Iraq on the trail of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-styled caliph of Islamic State. On the Kurdish frontline with Isis-held territory he hears from local peshmurga commanders on Baghdadi’s movements and…

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