"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
‘Tomorrow’ is an inspiring documentary by French filmmakers Melanie Laurent and Cyril Dion.
A look at Frederick Wiseman's bewitching documentary on a very cosmopolitan New York neighborhood.
An Iranian film maker follows his sister in her relentless quest to organise a public concert featuring female solo singers - which has been forbidden in Iran since the Islamic Revolution.
The burgeoning refugee and humanitarian crisis took centre stage at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival. Several pieces showed shocking
Rosa, a young Mayan woman, sits alone. She stares into the camera and for the first time shares her story. She has wrestled with rejection
More than 1000 men and women died in honour killings in Pakistan in 2015 according to the film A Girl in a River: The Price of Forgiveness. Many of
As the final countdown for the Oscars has already started, we take a closer look at the documentaries nominated this year for the Academy Awards
'I Am The People' chronicles the post-Arab Spring tensions in Egypt seen from the eyes of a farmer in the Nile valley.
The Institute Lumiere in Lyon was the venue for a preview of the film “Continental Circus”. It is a movie which captures risk, bravery and daring of
SPOILER ALERT: this article contains details that may reveal the outcome of Making a Murderer. Eating and drinking have not been my only excesses
Afghan rapper Sonita Alizadeh, 19, was 10 years old when her parents first tried to sell her into marriage. In 2014, she uploaded a music video
An unflinching look at the human cost of the US – Mexico drug war as seen through the eyes of three unlikely individuals, a nun, a US drug agent and
‘Eyes that Burn’ opens in 1986 as a young woman arrives at Roissy Airport to collect a military trunk that is being returned to her. The trunk
Hardly Lords on the first day of a test match, never mind ‘Warriors’ is a fascinating documentary which plots the progress of a group of Maasai who
Let’s see what out in Europe at the moment. We start with ‘Virgin Mountain’ by Icelandic director Dagur Kári, a bittersweet movie described as a
To the delight of fans, Ronaldo has launched his self-titled film in London. Hundreds gathered at Leicester Square to catch a glimpse of the
A decade after his Oscar-winning documentary ‘March of the Penguins’, French director Luc Jacquet is back with ‘Ice and the Sky’. It tells the story
This week in Cinema Box we are bringing you a film of a different kind: ‘A German Youth’ (‘Une Jeunesse Allemande’) by French filmmaker Jean-Gabriel
‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ is a new documentary that takes a look at the Apple co-founder’s career and legacy. Alex Gibney, a prolific
A film about forbidden love set on South Pacific island, ‘Tanna’, has had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film tells the