Theater of Cruelty

USA: The debate that never took place

Media: It is actually possible to discuss what really happened on the 11. September 2001 – in a sober way.

Nawal El-Saadawi – in memorandum

Nawal El-Saadawi: A conversation about freedom, freedom of speech, democracy and elites in Egypt.

Truls Lie about New Time

Why New Time? Read the cultural radical monthly newspaper which is now being rebuilt in 2015. A full-format newspaper with over 100 readers (also attached to Klassekampen). Beyond the classical freedom (control regimes, ...

Asbjørn Aarnes – a life

An 24 minute portrait of Aarnes (1923 – 2013), about life, relationship with God, a life after that, and the meaning of it all. Also about the ...

"We tell ourselves and each other stories to survive"

Interview: Ny Tid met director Joachim Trier before the premiere of his new film Louder Than Bombs, to talk about what experiences and what thinking it takes to make quality films.

Is the rhino's destiny inevitable?

In southern Africa, a particularly humble and absurd war takes place – low in its bestiality, absurd because it is based on old superstition.

The consequences of the Norwegian oil adventure

If you look closely, the Norwegian Oil Fund has already been "used up" several times. What can Norway do to save the Oil Fund? And when is the world's central bank's huge money supply falling?

20 years after the Oslo Accords: Being an Israeli ambassador to Norway

20 years after the Oslo Accords, we meet Israel's ambassador, Raphael Schutz, to a conversation about the criticism Israel is exposed to in Norway. What does the wall, the country's militarism and its enmity mean? And will the hatred between Jews and Palestinians ever find a future solution?

How many nuclear weapons can withstand the globe? 

We live in a world where a large number of nuclear weapons are ready to be fired. But what does a film artist like Peter Greenaway have to say about it?

Anarchist, filmmaker, author and poet

Chronicle:Lithuania is in many ways the documentary nation among the Baltic countries. A focus at the Cinematheque in Oslo is this weekend Jonas Mekas, with exhibition and films.

The enemy of my enemy is my friend

MOVIE OF THE MONTH: Anyone who thinks that under certain circumstances it may be morally right to support a tyrannical regime should watch this film.

CONGO: The number of killed is approaching the Holocaust

DOCUMENTS IN MODERN TIMES: 5,4 million killed. Hundreds of thousands of raped women, and millions forced out of their homes. This is among the consequences of the Congolese mineral conflict over the past ten to twenty years.

The emergence of totalitarianism

New forms of totalitarianism are very relevant today, and thus the philosopher Hannah Arendt.

The Babylon, Haunted and Disorient documentaries

Between 21. September and 4. October, the Internet-based viewing platform Doc Alliance Films focused on films about refugees. Here are some of them.

«Norwegian authorities lack spine»

The situation in Yemen is worrying. Nevertheless, Norway still sells weapons to the parties. "I am shocked at the scale of serious war crimes committed by warring parties," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a recent report on children and armed conflict. 

Back to Utopia

Utopia inspired both communism and utopian socialism.

The Witnesses write

A writing course for the elderly offers constant surprises, a fearless clarity and concise, precise wording. Ny Tid reproduces here several texts from some of the most recent witnesses from World War II.

CONGO: The number of killed is approaching the Holocaust

DOCUMENTS IN MODERN TIMES: 5,4 million killed. Hundreds of thousands of raped women, and millions forced out of their homes. This is among the consequences of the Congolese mineral conflict over the past ten to twenty years.

The documentary filmmaker who had learned the lesson say

Revealing documentary about Kadyrov's Chechnya, or propaganda film in favor of Putin's Russia? Our reviewer thinks the latter.

energy Revolution

It is crucial to help the people wake up and take matters into their own hands if we want the globe to survive, says Carl A. Fechner. 

ISRAEL: A society's conception of suicide

DOCUMENTS IN MODERN TIMES: In a kibbutz society in Israel, suicide is a serious taboo, but at the same time a growing fact. Two parents confront society's concealment and condemnation of reality. THE MOVIE CAN BE SEEN HERE IN AUGUST.

More than a human being

Documentary of the Month: Peter Mettler's new feature film, Becoming Animal also has a philosophical depth, where it allows Canadian eco-philosopher Davis Abram to play an important role.

A female role model

New Year, New possibilities. About 17 years ago, British Charlotte Horton left her home country and went to Italy, where she has spent time rebuilding Potentino Castle. We talk about ecological life and local traditions, but also about democracy and micropolitics.

Spiritual DNA

What is the place of our life stories in the big context?

TEL AVIV: Reality in miniature

DOCUMENTARY IN MODERN TIMES: An apartment block anywhere in the world, in any city. What fates are hidden in such a building? The film is available to New Age readers (see code at the bottom of the article)