FLOODLINES: It All Started Long Before a Hurricane Called Katrina

One fascinating thing about New Orleans is that the Mississippi built its own levees. All the dirt piles up beside the river over time. That means it’s actually safest right beside the river, because much of the rest of town…

SERIAL [Season One] Did Adnan Syad Murder His Ex-Girlfriend Hae Min Lee?

It’s Baltimore, 1999. Hae Min Lee, a popular high-school senior, disappears after school one day. Six weeks later detectives arrest her classmate and ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for her murder. He says he’s innocent – though he can’t exactly remember what…

Director Jeff Orlowski Discusses ‘The Social Dilemma’

“The Social Dilemma” interviews former insiders at Google, Facebook and Twitter who confess they’re now afraid of the technology they helped to create. Pure Nonfiction host Thom Powers interviews the film’s director Jeff Orlowski, who previously made “Chasing Ice” and “Chasing Coral.” (Source: Pure…

Mark Cousins’ Cinematic Roadtrips

Mark Cousins has changed the way film history is understood. He opened up a global perspective in his book and film series called The Story of Film and now he’s uncovered a hidden history in Women Make Film. The 14-part series is rolling…

Origins: Making ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ with Larry David

After six years away, what brought Larry back to “Curb Your Enthusiasm?” How has the show change the casts’ lives? And what is the Curb legacy? (Source: Origins)

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