Theater of Cruelty

They risk life for writing

How often do we read writers who have had to flee from war, death threats, torture and prison? But do we really long for a kind of detachment from a safe, prosperous, sheltered society?

Inside the captive psyche

In California, there is a program that allows the detained zone of peace of mind.

The General and the Poet

VIETNAM. The search for meaning in something as meaningless as war will inevitably have to invoke the ability of poetry to form meaning. A documentary that took 30 years to make. And with music by Philip Glass.

The offspring of nationalism

Meet the teenager who wants to take back a Sweden she is too young to have experienced – a Sweden that has never existed.