In a darkened room, Soviet officials study a video monitor anxiously. It displays the roofs of Chernobyl, which are littered with radioactive graphite that are the latest in a long series of complications faced in the effort to contain the seismic threat of the recent nuclear meltdown. Two of the roofs are relatively less irradiated, […]
The Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) shattered boxes offices in 2019. Directed by Frant Gwo, the movie follows the Liu family’s post-apocalyptic space mission to save Earth from Jupiter’s gravitational orbit. The film’s thematic statements and successful public reception are a reflection of China’s increasing confidence in its space exploration program.
Black Mirror is an anthology series that explores the relationship between humanity and technology. Each episode takes us to a near-future world that often demonstrates the disturbing potential of today’s innovations. Season four includes the episode “Metalhead,” in which our anxieties regarding intelligent, autonomous drones is examined.
Nocturnal Animals is a movie which reveals the problem of gender violence and harassment. One of NATO’s missions to address this issue is to promote gender security.
Charlie Chaplin’s speech in the Great Dictator, and NATO’s mission-values, both share a common message about liberty, democracy and the rule of law.
From local community support to cross-Canada awareness and involvement for murdered and missing indigenous women, Mégane Visette looks back at the documentary Highway of Tears in light of the newly launched federal commission of inquiry MMWII.
This week as part of NAOC’s Projecting Politics Film & Documentary Review, Ashley McIntyre reviews the VICE Special Report: Fighting ISIS.