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Always a fire

7 minutes

After a car crash, an American football player fights to get back in the game

Chad Jones was a star athlete at Louisiana State University, drafted after college by the New York Giants American football team as well as the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. But when a tragic car accident tore apart his leg, and nearly cost him his life, few expected Chad to return to the playing field. Always a Fire follows Chad’s amazing recovery, interweaving intimate interviews with close family members together with footage of his gruelling physical therapy. An emotional record of determination, focus and positive attitude, the film shows the lengths to which Chad will go in order to return to the sport he loves.

Director: Nathan Caswell, Jeremiah Zagar

Producer: Jeremy Yaches

Video/Music

What happens when rock stardom doesn’t quite work out?

10 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Neuroscience

Psychiatry is due for a revolution in diagnosis and treatment through brain science

4 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

On the US-Mexico border, loved ones on both sides can see each other but cannot touch

12 minutes

Idea/Consciousness & Altered States

Our illusory sense of agency has a deeply important social purpose

Chris Frith

ORIGINAL
Video/Cognition & Intelligence

For millennia, we’d never seen anything like film cuts. How do we process them so easily?

7 minutes

Essay/Neuroscience

Where pain lives

Fixing chronic back pain is possible only when patients understand how much it is produced by the brain, not the spine

Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Essay/Human Evolution

Imagination is ancient

Our imaginative life today has access to the pre-linguistic, ancestral mind: rich in imagery, emotions and associations

Stephen T Asma

Idea/Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

The history of brainwashing is a red flag for techno-therapy

David Saunders

Video/Childhood & Adolescence

What to make of a Riot Grrrl? A snapshot of feminism and high school in the 1990s

18 minutes