Tag Archives: documentary

My life in a hotel room: Ireland’s hidden homeless crisis

Laura, do you know where the bag with the antibiotics is? Oh, here. That’s one antibiotic. Don’t know where the room key is. Nuala and her daughter Laura are homeless. For the last two weeks, this hotel room has been their home. I can never find this. There is no normality. It’s the not knowing,… Read More »

This Orangutan Baby House Moves to a New Location

NARRATOR: Up the road from Jungle School at the old Baby House, the youngsters know something’s up. There are way more babysitters than usual, and even a couple of veterinarians. Everyone’s wearing masks as a precaution against spreading human germs. But this isn’t a medical checkup. It’s moving day for these nursery school kids. [MUSIC… Read More »

These Fish Are All About Sex on the Beach | Deep Look

This baby fish is stuck. It’s ready to hatch, to swim out into the open sea. So how did it get here – stranded up on the sand? It all started two weeks ago, when its parents left their watery home for an adults-only beach party. During the very highest tides, California grunion ride in… Read More »

Whose Body Is a Beach Body Anyway? The Woman Redefining Swimwear

– The beach is not a very safe space. Anyone can relate to feeling uncomfortable on the beach. Men, women, queer, otherwise. And it’s also a very gendered space, like the moment you put your toes in the sand you know it and you feel it and you know that you have to kind of… Read More »

The Venice Beach People Don’t See: Homelessness in the Rain!

Kilauea’s Toxic Fog Threatens Nearby Tourists

The Best Way to Enslave a Dolphin

A little under three years ago, just off the coast of the island chain of Ogasawara, I got to swim with wild dolphins. Not dolphins fed by hand to come up to the boat, not dolphins kept in a pool, not dolphins trained for tourist purposes. Just dolphins in the Pacific. And while it was… Read More »