In our current muddy political climate, rife with “fake news” and “alternative facts,” a documentary film like Saving Mes Aynak provides a lens to understand events happening around the world. Through the eyes of archaeologist Qadir Temori and his team, we can appreciate the courage and patriotism it takes for individuals to struggle against a government not always aligned with its people’s interests and against questionable corporate practices operating without public oversight or accountability.Read More
In this election, it has become harder and harder to determine who and what is real. “Truth” is hard to come by and complicated by our digital world where so much of the information we see is fed to us through algorithms based on our internet searches, our Facebook friends and our shopping habits. It’s easy to feel adrift.
This is why we love documentary films.Read More