Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Born into Brothels

Born into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids, by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski, is the winner of the 77th annual Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, Born into Brothels is a portrait of several unforgettable children who live in the red light district of Calcutta, where their mothers work as prostitutes. Zana Briski, a New York-based photographer, gives each of the children a camera and teaches them to look at the world with new eyes.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Benefits of Laughter Yoga with John Cleese

John Cleese meets Dr Madan Kataria founder of Laughter Yoga,
discovers Laughter Yoga and visits a Laughter Yoga session in an Indian jail.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Louis Theroux: Black Supremacists

Louis Theroux travels to Harlem in NYC to meet the proponents of the Black Nationalists Groups, including Reverend Al Sharpton, who is a main point of contact in the black community.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

NOVA | scienceNOW | Sleep

Why do we need sleep? Part of the answer may be to strengthen memories.