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  • “I remember seeing the ‘Galloping Gertie’ Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse in a Physics class in high school,” Lucy Walker told The Atlantic, “and the surprising image of something as sturdy and robust-looking as a mighty bridge twisting and twirling like rope—and ultimately snapping—has always stayed with me.” In 2017, Walker, an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, was asked to make a short fil...

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  • A lonely widower finds new meaning in a bird—and, perhaps, a message from the other side. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560900/cucli-dove-film "Cucli" was directed by Xavier Marrades. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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  • Call it whatever you want—jailhouse rock, incarcerated funk, prison soul. But any way you slice it, Edge of Daybreak’s "Eyes of Love" is a singular achievement in music history. Recorded live in prison by incarcerated musicians during a strict five-hour window, this 1979 record is an improbable soul music sensation. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560831/edge-of-daybreak "Edge ...

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  • On February 22, 2017, Adam Purinton, a United States Navy veteran, walked into Austin’s Bar in Olathe, Kansas and singled out two South Indian men, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani, who were there enjoying happy hour. “He approached them, asking, ‘Are you here illegally?’” recounts Sunayana Dumala, Kuchibhotla’s wife, in the short film "Do We Belong?" “Srinivas being Srinivas, he was polite....

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  • 400,000 years ago, humans and Neanderthals created fire. This ignited a relationship between people and photons that changed the course of mankind—and continues to evolve to this day. Take a tour through the visual history of light. For a detailed timeline of light inventions throughout humanity, go here: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560585/visual-history-light/

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  • When it comes to the division of wealth, many Americans believe that the country is split between the 1%, which possesses a significant share of the country’s money, and the 99%, or “the people.” In reality, The Atlantic writer Matthew Stewart argues, 9.9% of the population comprises America’s new aristocracy, which often “takes wealth out of productive activities and invests it in walls.” But thi...

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  • In Miami, wild macaws are regularly captured for the pet trade. Even though these parrots can live for 50 years or more, have the cognitive abilities of a human child, and form deep, decades-long social relationships with other members of their species, they are often destined to live a solitary life in a cage. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560441/parrot-macaws-miami/ "Parrot...

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  • A heartbreaking observational documentary follows groups of children as they travel long distances by bus to visit their mothers in prison on Mother’s Day. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560048/mothers-day-in-prison "Mother's Day" was directed by Elizabeth Lo and R.J. Lozada. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creator...

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  • Becoming a mother changed the way Nanfu Wang saw the world. This is an experience common to new parents, but it’s often ineffable. Wang’s new film, Between Everything, renders the perspective shift of motherhood in cinematic poetry. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560051/mothers-day-nanfu-wang "Between Everything" was directed by Nanfu Wang. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, ...

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  • “Why would an Israeli Jew choose to live in the West Bank?” That’s the question that motivates writer Wajahat Ali to travel to Israel in a new documentary from The Atlantic. Ali, who has been critical of Israel, embarks on a personal quest to understand the perspectives of some of the 400,000 Israeli Jews who live in the occupied territory in defiance of international law—and to hear from the Pal...

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  • In 2013, Laura Wadha, who is half Syrian and half Scottish, enrolled in film school in the UK. Her grandfather offered some resonant parting words: use filmmaking to help people. “I immediately thought of my family in Syria,” Wadha told The Atlantic. Thus began the four-year process of making Flight, a heartrending short film that follows Wadha’s aunt, Eman, and two young cousins, Mera and Maria,...

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  • In November 1815, a woman known only as Anna jumped from the third-floor window of a tavern in Washington, D.C. The 24-year-old had just been sold for $5 by Georgia slave traders and separated from her husband and four children. Though she broke her back, Anna survived. The story was reported widely at the time; in many instances, it was used as fodder for the abolitionist movement. But following ...

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  • “Is this ridiculous, what I’m trying to do?” says South Korean violinist Hyungjoon Won in the short documentary 9at38. Catherine Lee’s film, premiering on The Atlantic today, follows Won as he attempts to stage a peace concert at the 38th Parallel Demilitarized Zone to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Korea’s independence. “I’ve made an official pitch to the South and North Korean governments f...

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  • An Oscar-nominated film follows a Vietnamese victim of Agent Orange as he achieves his dreams, despite the odds. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/558728/chau-beyond-the-lines This video is for private individual usage. For Educational/Institutional Use or to hold a public performance contact: edu@7thart.com Distributor: Seventh Art Releasing Production Company: Cynasty Films Di...

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  • A couple shares their quirky passion: caring for a menagerie of rescued animals with various disabilities. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/558731/pickle-short-film/ "Pickle" is directed by Amy Nicholson and distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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  • “Many of the responsibilities that vex Trump are ones that were not part of the job’s original design,” writes The Atlantic contributing writer and co-host of CBS This Morning, John Dickerson. In his May cover article, "The Hardest Job in the World," Dickerson argues that the office has ballooned. The responsibilities of the presidency--and the path to the office--makes the role unworkable. In thi...

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  • In 2012, Kansas passed one of the largest income tax cuts in the state’s history. Today, it serves as a cautionary tale. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/558143/kansas-tax-cuts This film was directed by Melinda Shopsin and produced by ITVS Independent Lens. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atl...

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  • Marquez Jackson is serving a juvenile life sentence at Bon Air Correctional Center in Virginia for second-degree murder. Jackson lives in the maximum-security side of Bon Air. “I get locked in my room every night,” he says. “Everything is about security here. I get searched every time I move.” Jackson will be at Bon Air until he turns 21. “The thing that makes me happy is just visualizing what I c...

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  • Zhacori Bates served a two-and-a-half year sentence in a Virginia juvenile-corrections center for a crime she committed when she was 17. Now, she’s returning to her neighborhood, where she faces challenges reintegrating with the community and getting back on her feet. This VR series from The Atlantic is part of a larger reporting project on juvenile justice reform in Virginia. As the population...

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  • The Apartment Living Program in Virginia Beach, Virginia, rents a block of apartments to divert youth out of juvenile detention. Darrynun Mabry, who was arrested for bringing a gun to school, lives there. “It’s like a second chance,” he says. “It’s a chance to be independent and learn how to be on my own.” When Mabry sees his peers released from juvenile detention, he says they often wind up locke...

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  • “They poisoned the whole city and left us to fend for ourselves,” says Leon El-Alamin, a resident of Flint, Michigan, in Brian Schulz’s documentary, For Flint. “We feel like we’ve been placed in a position to die slowly.” But die slowly Flint has not. Even as the city, which faces an ongoing water crisis, recedes from national headlines, its residents display an indomitable spirit. For Flint serv...

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  • In Africa, drought and urbanization are pushing wildlife and people into closer contact. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/557792/humans-lions "Living with Lions" was directed by Nani Walker. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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  • “Initially, helicopter parenting appears to work,” says Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of How to Raise an Adult. “As a kid, you're kept safe, you're given direction, and you might get a better grade because the parent is arguing with the teacher.” But, ultimately, parents end up getting in the child’s way. In the first episode of Home School, The Atlantic’s new animated series on parenting, Lythcott...

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  • It’s easy to take for granted the ability to move through public spaces without consequence. But for many marginalized communities, this simply isn’t the reality. “[People] say that we’re unnatural, that we’re perverted, that we’re not genuine people,” says a transgender woman in Cecilia Golding and Nick Finegan’s documentary, The Swimming Club. “It’s difficult for trans people to enter public spa...

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  • It’s easy to take for granted the ability to move through public spaces without consequence. But for many marginalized communities, this simply isn’t the reality. “[People] say that we’re unnatural, that we’re perverted, that we’re not genuine people,” says a transgender woman in Cecilia Golding and Nick Finegan’s documentary, The Swimming Club. “It’s difficult for trans people to enter public spa...

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