A powerful poem about what it feels like to be transgender -- Lee Mokobe
This lyrical yet harrowing performance gives us all a glimpse into the struggle of transgender youth in the world. Mokobe uses poetry to give us all a glimpse into the world of a South African transgender young man -- a young man who knows beauty and love in a world of hate.
Let’s not use Mars as a backup planet -- Lucianne Walkowicz
As a “choice alien real estate” agent, Walkowicz shows us how deeply damaged our own world is and how we are easy to use Mars simply as a backup planet. Walkowicz shows us how living in some of Earth’s harshest deserts is still better than living on Mars and how it may be best to preserve our own planet before moving to the Red Planet.
The hidden light of Afghanistan -- Monika Bulaj
Walk amongst the hidden people of the Earth with Monika Bulaj as she shows us her photography all the way from Poland, to North Africa, and finally to Afghanistan. There she explores the depth of life and beauty that some of Afghanistan’s most vulnerable people. A people who have been damaged by war and murder within their home.
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