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How to become a minimalist

Millions now consider themselves to be minimalists. James Johnson talks through how it can help you to live a more deliberate life.

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Interview: Chadden Hunter

Science & Technology Editor, Georgie Hines, sits down with Planet Earth II producer Chadden Hunter to discuss conservation, the challenges of nature filmmaking, and what’s in store next

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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Feature: short documentaries of Sergei Loznitsa

Mritunjay Sharma profiles Sergei Loznitsa’s documentary film career

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Review: Life, Animated

A young autistic boy manages to understand the world through Disney films

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Documentary picks of the week

Our must-see documentaries this week

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Review: Yage Is Our Life

An insightful and poignant look into the effect that the commericialistion of yage is having on the indigenous people of Putumayo, Colombia

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Can nature documentaries promote conservation?

Nature documentaries have always valued themselves on being educational and entertaining — but are they teaching us anything?

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Review: Kate Plays Christine

Kate Plays Christine explores the ethics of our fascination with tragedy and death

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Revolution: New Art for a New World

Margy Kinmoth’s documentary explores the effect and power of art within early 19th Century Russia

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Feature: Monsters and the Femme fatale

Chilling Netflix documentary Amanda Knox exhibits the blatant persecution of women who have sex

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Review: Sembene!

A documentary about the African culture and society, the arts, filmmaking and of course… the man himself